Graeme Macrae Burnet

Graeme Macrae Burnet


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Graeme Macrae Burnet was born in Kilmarnock in 1967. He studied English Literature at Glasgow University before spending some years teaching in France, the Czech Republic and Portugal. He then took an M.Litt in International Security Studies at St Andrews University and fell into a series of jobs in television. These days he lives in Glasgow. He has been writing since he was a teenager, but has just completed his first book, The Disappearance of Adèle Bedeau, a literary crime novel set in a small town in France. He is currently researching his next novel which revolves around the murder of a village birleyman in nineteenth century Wester Ross. He likes Georges Simenon, the films of Michael Haneke and black pudding.

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Aunt Jeanne belonAunt Jeannegs to the subset of Simenon’s dysfunctional family novels, among which can be counted The Others, The Fate of the Malous, Strange Inheritance and Uncle Charles, to name but a few.


The novel opens with the return, after an absence of 36 years, of overweight, alcoholic, world-weary Jeanne to her childhood home. The Martineaus are, or were, a family of wealthy wine merchants in sma...

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Graeme Macrae Burnet, His Bloody Project: Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae

“If we measure our society by the compassion we extend to all its members, then it must be admitted that in extending such compassion to the most wretched among us, we demonstrate our fidelity to the most civilised Christian values.”
Graeme Macrae Burnet, His Bloody Project: Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae

“One man can no more see into the mind of another than he can see inside a stone,”
Graeme Macrae Burnet, His Bloody Project

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