“Young Once is an elegant noir written by a master prose stylist.”
Sleep of Memory shows how literature trumps philosophy and political theory.
“Patrick Modiano goes beyond the checklist accuracies of historical fiction, fashioning a lush fever dream filled with glamor, mystery, and despair.”
With age usually comes wisdom, and when waxing nostalgic, one usually sees the significance of youthful events in a new and understanding light.
The new English translation of Patrick Modiano’s 2003 novel Paris Nocturne defies categorization.