Katherine Pancol has created such deep, complex, and very real characters that you become wrapped up in their world immediately. It's one of those books that you read all in a breath.
The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles (published in 2006) has been a huge success in France, where it sold more than one million copies and received the "Prix de Maison de la Presse, 2006" for largest distribution in France. Katherine Pancol was awarded "Best author 2007" by Gorodets Publishing (Moscow). The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles was the 6th best sold book in France in 2008 (Le Figaro Littéraire). The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles is already being translated into Russian, Chinese, Ukrainian, Polish, Italian, Korean, Vietnamese, and Bulgarian.