French writer Patrick Modiano hits boom abroad since Nobel Prize


Ten works by the 70-year-old author have been published in the US following the award last October, with another six due later this year.

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French writer Patrick Modiano’s work had already been translated into 36 languages before he won the Nobel Prize last year. But only a few of his titles were available in English and several of those had gone out of print.