Christophe Guillaumot


Christophe Guillaumot, born in 1970 in Annecy, is a police commander at the SRPJ in Toulouse. In 2009, he won the Quai des orfèvres prize for Chasses à l’homme. After Felling the Abattez les grands arbres(Points, 2018; Polar Sud-Ouest / Lire en Poche 2018 Prize) and La Chance du perdant (Points, 2018; Polar Michel-Lebrun 2018 Prize),Que tombe le silence gave Toulouse city the status of “noir” city. In March 2020, Rageot published his first children’s book, Lady Elliot island.

Autobiography for Quais du Polarr

In my head, there are these murky memories, these indelible traces, these putrid smells that remind me that I am a cop. At my fingertips, there is this swarming, this desire to share that makes me be an author. In my heart is this girl I love.

Favorite “noir”

livre : Corruption, Don Winslow

film : Shutter Island, Martin Scorsese

auteurJack London

auteur : Cold Little Heart, Michael Kiwanuka