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Le Prix Mystère de la Critique

Le Prix Mystère de la Critique is awarded annually by book critics in France to the best crime novel by a French author and the best foreign novel translated into French published during the previous year. (For the latter award, if an English title is known, it is listed in parentheses.)

 

    2012
  • Best French Novel: Les Harmoniques by Marcus Malte
  • Best Foreign Novel: Les Fantômes de Belfast (The Ghosts of Belfast) by Stuart Neville
    2011
  • Best French Novel: La guerre des vanités by Marin Ledun
  • Best Foreign Novel: La mort au crépuscule (Twilight) by William Gay
    2010
  • Best French Novel: Les Cœurs déchiquetés by Hervé Le Corre
  • Best Foreign Novel: Dans les limbes (The Resurrectionist) by Jack O'Connell
    2009
  • Best French Novel: Zulu by Caryl Férey
  • Best Foreign Novel: Dernier tramway pour les Champs-Elysées (Last Car To Elysian Fields) by James Lee Burke
    2008
  • Best French Novel: Cruelles Natures by Pascal Dessaint
  • Best Foreign Novel: Un hiver de glace (Winter's Bone) by Daniel Woodrell
    2007
  • Best French Novel: Lorraine Connection by Dominique Manotti
  • Best Foreign Novel: Cinq femmes et demie by Francisco Gonzales-Ledesma
    2006
  • Best French Novel: French Tabloïds by Jean-Hugues Oppel
  • Best Foreign Novel: La Cité des jarres (Jar City) by Arnaldur Indridason
    2005
  • Best French Novel: L'Homme aux lèvres de saphir by Hervé Le Corre
  • Best Foreign Novel: Le Rêve des chevaux brisés (The Dream of Broken Horses) by William Bayer
    2004
  • Best French Novel: L'Homme encerclé by Michèle Rozenfarb
  • Best Foreign Novel: Les Soldats de l'aube (Dead at Daybreak) by Deon Meyer
    2003
  • Best French Novel: Bois-Brûlé by Claude Amoz
  • Best Foreign Novel: Mystic River (Mystic River) by Dennis Lehane
    2002
  • Best French Novel: Nos fantastiques années fric by Dominique Manotti
  • Best Foreign Novel: Azazel by Boris Akounine
    2001
  • Best French Novel: La Promesse de Melchior by Alain Demouzon
  • Best Foreign Novel: Le Couperet (The Ax) by Donald E. Westlake
    2000
  • Best French Novel: L'Homme à l'envers by Fred Vargas
  • Best Foreign Novel: Le Guerrier solitaire (Sidetracked) by Henning Mankell
    1999
  • Best French Novel: Moloch by Thierry Jonquet
  • Best Foreign Novel: La Forme de l'eau (The Shape of Water) by Andrea Camilleri
    1998
  • Best French Novel: Dernière station avant autoroute by Hugues Pagan
  • Best Foreign Novel: Le Poète (The Poet) by Michael Connelly
    1997
  • Best French Novel: Bouche d'ombre by Pascal Dessaint
  • Best Foreign Novel: Enigma (Enigma) by Robert Harris
    1996
  • Best French Novel: Debout les morts by Fred Vargas
  • Best Foreign Novel: L'Aliéniste (The Alienist) by Caleb Carr
    1995
  • Best French Novel: Brocéliande-sur-Marne by Jean-Hugues Oppel
  • Best Foreign Novel: Quand se lève le brouillard rouge (Not Till the Red Fog Rises) by Robin Cook
    1994
  • Best French Novel: Les Orpailleurs by Thierry Jonquet
  • Best Foreign Novel: L'été de cristal (March Violets) by Philip Kerr
    1993
  • Best French Novel: La Belle de Fontenay by Jean-Bernard Pouy
  • Best Foreign Novel: La dame de cachemire by Francisco Gonzales-Ledesma
    1992
  • Best French Novel: La Commedia des ratés by Tonino Benacquista
  • Best Foreign Novel: Black Cherry Blues (Black Cherry Blues) by James Lee Burke
    1991
  • Best French Novel: Une mort dans le Djebel by Jacques Syreigeol
  • Best Foreign Novel: Le Silence des Agneaux (The Silence of the Lambs) by Thomas Harris
    1990
  • Best French Novel: Un Violon pour Mozart by Joseph Bialot
  • Best Foreign Novel: Le Grand nulle part (The Big Nowhere) by James Ellroy
    1989
  • Best French Novel: Fenêtres sur femmes by Patrick Raynal
  • Best Foreign Novel: Fausse Piste (The Wrong Case) by James Crumley
    1988
  • Best French Novel: La Fée carabine by Daniel Pennac
  • Best Foreign Novel: Robin des bois est mort by   Ky
    1987
  • Best French Novel: Play-Back by Didier Daeninckx
  • Best Foreign Novel: L'Orchestre des ombres by Tom Topor
    1986
  • Best French Novel: Au balcon d'Hiroshima by Jean Amila
  • Best Foreign Novel: Une tête pour une autre (Switch) by William Bayer
    1985
  • Best French Novel: La Maison assassinée by Pierre Magnan
  • Best Foreign Novel: La Nuit de l'égorgeur by William P. McGivern
    1984
  • Best French Novel: 55 de fièvre by Tito Topin
  • Best Foreign Novel: On ne meurt que deux fois (He Died with His Eyes Open) by Robin Cook
    1983
  • Best French Novel: Elémentaires mon cher Holmes by René Réouven
  • Best Foreign Novel: La Cavale d'Eddie Macon (Eddie Macon's Run) by James McLendon
    1982
  • Best French Novel: Attention les fauves by Brice Pelman
  • Best Foreign Novel: La Mémoire dans la peau (The Bourne Identity) by Robert Ludlum
    1981
  • Best French Novel: La Bavure by Jean-François Coatmeur
  • Best Foreign Novel: La Rue devient folle (The Protector) by Malcolm Braly
    1980
  • Best French Novel: Bloody Mary by Jean Vautrin
  • Best Foreign Novel: Méchant garçon (Bad Ronald) by Jack Vance
    1979
  • Best French Novel: Mes crimes imparfaits by Alain Demouzon
  • Best Foreign Novel: Trafiquants d'armes (Passage of Arms) by Eric Ambler
    1978
  • Best French Novel: L'Inspecteur de la mer by Michel Grisolia
    1977
  • Best French Novel: L'Otage est sans pitié by Alain Gallou Dreux
    1976
  • Best French Novel: La place du mort by Louis C. Thomas
  • Best Foreign Novel: Le Scandale Lester (The Lester Affair) by Andrew Garve
    1975
  • Best French Novel: Adieu Poulet by Raf Vallet
    1974
  • Best French Novel: Le secret d'Eunerville by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narceja
    1973
  • Best French Novel: Nocturne pour un assassin by Fred Kassak
    1972
  • Best French Novel: Hotu soit qui mal y pense by Albert Simonin
  • Best Foreign Novel: Pierre qui brûle (The Hot Rock) by Donald E. Westlake

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