Japrisot, Sebastien

Biography

Most of the books by Sebastien Japrisot were adapted for the big screen. At once a novelist, a screen playwright, a filmmaker and a lyricist, Sebastien Japrisot died in 2003, leaving behind him a literary legacy that had established him as one of the masters of both crime and historical fiction. His unique ability to mix passionate affairs with sophisticated crime stories made him one of the most popular French writers in the world, and his novels are translated in many languages.