Prix du Quai des Orfèvres

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The Prix du Quai des Orfèvres is an annual French literature award created in 1946 by Jacques Catineau. It goes to an unpublished manuscript for a French-language police novel. The selected novel is then published by a major French publishing house, since 1965 Fayard. The jury is led by the chief of the Prefecture of Police of Paris. The name of the award refers to the headquarters of the Paris police, located at 36, quai des Orfèvres.


The following writers have received the award:[1]


  1. ^ "Livres de la collection Prix du quai des Orfèvres Page". (in French). Fayard. Retrieved 2014-11-20.

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