Maisons, Dominique


A prize-winning writer of detective fiction and thrillers (VSD Prize, Griffe Noire Prize), Dominique Maisons stirred up the 2020 fall literary season with Avant les diamants (Before the Diamonds, La Martiniè€re, 2020, Points, 2021), a historical and political saga set in 1950s Hollywood: listed for the FNAC novel prize, it won the 2021 Claude Chabrol Prize. With Drapeau noir, he offers readers another powerfully documented and fabulously exciting book, in the vein of the great 19th-century novels.