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  • Lacombe Lucien

    The Screenplay

    by Patrick Modiano and 2 more

    Patrick Modiano and Louis Malle’s screenplay for the Oscar-nominated film tells a powerful story set in World War II France of a seventeen-year-old boy who allies himself with collaborators, only to fall in love with a Jewish girlThis early work by the Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano relates the story of Lucien Lacombe: a poor boy in Nazi-occupied France who, rebuffed in his efforts to enter ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Zazie in the Metro by Louis Malle (Film Analysis)

    Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

    by Bright Summaries

    Unlock the more straightforward side of Zazie in the Metro with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!This engaging summary presents an analysis of Zazie in the Metro, a novel by Raymond Queneau which was adapted for film in 1960 by Louis Malle. It centres around young Zazie as she explores Paris, meeting a homosexual drag queen and a policeman with various identities, amongst other ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Cinema of Louis Malle

    Transatlantic Auteur

    by Philippe Met

    series Directors' Cuts
    Arguably a pioneer of the French New Wave (with Ascenseur pour l’échafaud, 1957) Louis Malle went on to enjoy an acclaimed yet provocative and versatile transatlantic career. This collection of original essays proposes to reassess his richly eclectic and boldly subversive oeuvre and redress the surprising critical neglect it has suffered over the years. It does so through a combination of ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Dora Bruder

    by Patrick Modiano

    2014 Winner of the Nobel Prize in LiteraturePatrick Modiano opens Dora Bruder by telling how in 1988 he stumbled across an ad in the personal columns of the New Year's Eve 1941 edition of Paris Soir. Placed by the parents of a 15-year-old Jewish girl, Dora Bruder, who had run away from her Catholic boarding school, the ad sets Modiano off on a quest to find out everything he can about Dora and why ... Read more

    $16.39 USD

  • Paris Nocturne

    by Patrick Modiano and 1 more

    series The Margellos World Republic of Letters
    This uneasy, compelling novel begins with a nighttime accident on the streets of Paris. The unnamed narrator, a teenage boy, is hit by a car whose driver he vaguely recalls having met before. The mysterious ensuing events, involving a police van, a dose of ether, awakening in a strange hospital, and the disappearance of the woman driver, culminate in a packet being pressed into the boy’s hand. It ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • La Place de l'Étoile

    by Patrick Modiano and 1 more

    Modiano's debut novel is a sardonic, often grotesque satire of France during the Nazi occupation. We are immediately plunged into the hallucinatory imagination of Raphaël Schlemilovitch, a young Jewish man, torn between self-aggrandisement and self-loathing, who may be the heir to a Venezuelan fortune, may have lived during the Nazi Occupation, may have rubbed shoulders with the most notorious ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • In the Café of Lost Youth

    by Patrick Modiano and 1 more

    NYRB Classics OriginalWinner of the Nobel Prize in LiteratureIn the Café of Lost Youth is vintage Patrick Modiano, an absorbing evocation of a particular Paris of the 1950s, shadowy and shady, a secret world of writers, criminals, drinkers, and drifters. The novel, inspired in part by the circle (depicted in the photographs of Ed van der Elsken) of the notorious and charismatic Guy Debord, centers ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • A Bookshop in Berlin

    The Rediscovered Memoir of One Woman's Harrowing Escape from the Nazis

    by Françoise Frenkel and 1 more

    A PEOPLE BOOK OF THE WEEKWINNER OF THE JQ–WINGATE LITERARY PRIZE“A haunting tribute to survivors and those lost forever—and a reminder, in our own troubled era, never to forget.” —PeopleAn “exceptional” (The Wall Street Journal) and “poignant” (The New York Times) book in the tradition of rediscovered works like Suite Française and Th... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Suspended Sentences

    Three Novellas

    by Patrick Modiano and 1 more

    series The Margellos World Republic of Letters
    In this essential trilogy of novellas by the winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature, French author Patrick Modiano reaches back in time, opening the corridors of memory and exploring the mysteries to be encountered there. Each novella in the volume--Afterimage, Suspended Sentences, and Flowers of Ruin—represents a sterling example of the author’s originality and appeal, while Mark Polizzotti ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • So You Don't Get Lost in the Neighborhood

    by Patrick Modiano and 1 more

    **“Modiano is an ideal writer to gorge on . . . A moody, delectable noir.” — The New Yorker“The best kind of mystery, the kind that never stops haunting you.” — Entertainment Weekly“A work of melancholic beauty . . . Sincere, shattering, magnificent.” —** L’ExpressIn the stillness of his Paris apartment, Jean Daragane has built a life of total solitude. Then a surprising phone call shatters the ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Occupation Trilogy

    La Place de l'Étoile – The Night Watch – Ring Roads

    by Patrick Modiano

    Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano's first three novels, about Paris under Nazi occupation, now in a single volume; the earliest--La Place de l'Étoile--in English for the first time.**Born at the close of World War II, 2014 Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano was a young man in his twenties when he burst onto the Parisian literary scene with these three brilliant, angry novels about the wartime ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • After the Circus

    A Novel

    by Patrick Modiano and 1 more

    series The Margellos World Republic of Letters
    One of the hallmarks of French author Patrick Modiano’s writing is a singular ability to revisit particular motifs and episodes, infusing each telling with new detail and emotional nuance. In this evocative novel the internationally acclaimed author takes up one of his most compelling themes: a love affair with a woman who disappears, and a narrator grappling with the mystery of a relationship ... Read more

    $12.39 USD