Patrick Modiano

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Patrick Modiano

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Oct 11, 2014, 4:16pm

Patrick Modiano: His father was of Jewish Italian origins and met his Belgian actor mother during the occupation of Paris, and Modiano’s beginnings have strongly influenced his writing.

Jewishness, the Nazi occupation and loss of identity are recurrent themes in his novels, which include 1968’s La Place de l’Etoile – later hailed in Germany as a key post-Holocaust work.

This makes it 13 now

Oct 13, 2014, 6:02pm

Have you read any of his books. I haven't. k4k