Né dans les années 1840, le roman policier français a flirté tôt avec le portrait social, s'inspirant de contemporains tels que Balzac. Emile Gaboriau a écrit le premier du genre.

Vous connaissez certainement le maître du polar pour le 20ème siècle, Georges Simenon. Son fils sera présent cet automne au Centre! Gardez l'œil sur notre programmation...

Pour ceux d'entre vous qui souhaitent découvrir la grande diversité de ce genre, découvrez les sélections ci-dessous! Selon Quai du Polar, le festival de référence pour les amateurs de romans policiers, "un livre sur cinq publié en France est un roman policier". C'est un genre extrêmement populaire qui permet aussi d'apprendre des choses sur la société contemporaine.

Découvrez ci-dessous quelques unes des sélections présentes sur notre toute nouvelle bibliographie composée par Rebecca!

 

Le Polar Classique

Le Polar Contemporain

Le Polar Historique



Retrouvez la sélection complète ici!

Marie Lalevée

Library Director

Marie studied Library Sciences in France. She is passionate about sharing her sense of French culture, as well as a love of beauty in all forms!

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French Eyes on Boston

portraits and landscapes by Marguerite Wibaux

From Jan 25, 2019 To Feb 28, 2019

The Center is proud to host the show French Eyes on Boston, a collection of portraits and landscapes painted by Marguerite Wibaux. The opening reception will be held on January 25 at 7:00 PM. RSVP required.

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