Antonin Varenne studied philosophy in Paris and began writing in 2006. His first novel to be translated into English was Bed of Nails which was awarded the Prix Michel Lebrun and the Grand Prix du Jury Sang d’encre. His second, Loser’s Corner was awarded the Prix des Lecteurs Quais du polar/20 minutes and the Prix du Meilleur Polar Francophone. Retribution Road is his most recent English translation and was published in 2017.
Thanks to the French Institute for their support