Thierry Béthune


Thierry Béthune, now an architect, has worked in banking and in the airline industry. He also was a car designer, a maths teacher and much more. L’Enfant de Néandertal is his first novel.


Autobiography for Quais du Polar

‘His birth certificate is too long to fit in one page and successively mentions three different names. He even chose a fourth one: Béthune. Surely, a sign of identity trouble: the rumour has it that Abel Inuk (his younger alter ego) would be Neanderthalian.’


Crime favourites

Film: The Samurai, directed by Jean-Pierre Melville

Book: The Feynman Lectures on Physics, by Richard Feynman

Author: John Le Carré