- Category : 1954-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 3/6 - Martyr / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Laws 4
French writer who specialised in crime novels with political themes.
His best known novel outside of France was "Mygale" (1995), published in the UK as "Tarantula" in 2005.
"Tarantula" has been filmed by Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar, under the title "The Skin I Live In," which was entered in competition in May 2011 for the Cannes Film Festival.
Jonquet died in Paris on 9 August 2009, aged 55.