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Phu Hoang rated it it was ok Jan 26, As is typical, location is central to the story, so bring a map. On September 12,Modiano married Dominique Zerhfuss.

Fleeing the scene of a crime. Joe Carnahan’s ‘The A-Team’ Eventually one of the major criminals becomes the police lieutenant and this makes the main character’s double agent act – as well as the functions of the police and crime – even more confusing.

Write for Vague Visages. The narrator is ordered by his boss, the “Khedive,” to infiltrate a group of men who are forming a resistance to the Germans. In this story it is a nameless 20 year old male navigating the world ronee two rival groups of French citizens who are doing what they must in order to survive.

Lots of talking heads with exotic names making disconnected remarks. They started to argue about Dubuffet, and it was like we were watching a tennis match!

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A very engaging narrative that will suck you right in and question conventional perceptions of morality. On September 12,Modiano modiajo Dominique Zerhfuss. Trivia About La Ronde de nuit. There is only one photo remaining of us, from behind and under an umbrella! For such a short book there is a large cast of very bizarre characters, all pretty repugnant. Feels like he is finding his style with this one, more refined with a bit less showing off finding that hypnotic dream like feeling.


To Dante, he is the epitome of evil. What I found concerned the title “khedive”. The problem was that the artifice of pretending not to know a character you do felt awkward here.

That said, it would have been funny to have some photos, but the only person who had a camera forgot to bring a roll of film. When I came to the end, I realized what Modianno had experienced. However, what occurred in the first part of the book that the reader will most likely take at face value as being true, is revealed as being somewhat of a surrealistic dream in the second part of the book.

Other books in the series. Rather, it deals with the French Gestapo and the French Resistance. Not always sure what modiaon heck w Confusing. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Modiano’s parents met in occupied Paris during World War II and began their relationship in semi-clandestinity.

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Not always sure what the heck was going on, but loved the disorientation which is deliberate, of course, and not merely cretinism on my partand the atmos of foreboding. The main character of this book goes by several names. Michael rated it really liked it May 03, Katarzyna rated it it was ok Jan 09, But Modiano created him so he must know him even if he pretends not to.

He is a collaborator, a traitor, an almost-patriot–he’s whatever anyone buit him to be. Modiano’s writing is kaleidoscopic. A beautiful portrait of a troubled period of French history. Return to Book Page.


I say “organized” not in the sense they’re a mob but in the sense that they’ve all got their specialties one does industrial metals, one does fabrics, one does illicit cigarettes, etc and they keep to what they’re good at and collaborate when huit shows up.

I authorize my biographer to simply call me “a man,” and I wish him luck. nit

La Ronde de nuit by Patrick Modiano (2 star ratings)

Things like this flustered me. This brought him closer to his brother, Rudy, who died of a disease at age 10 the works of Patrick Modiano from to are dedicated to him.

Our groomsmen were Queneau, who had mentored Patrick since his adolescence, and Malraux, a friend of my father. Nicolas rated it it was ok Mar 01, Open Preview See a Problem? The question of which side the jodiano is on is ambiguously addressed throughout the book.

Typical to Modiano’s style, a brisk and easy but very entertaining read. Rafael Gasparotto rated it it was ok Oct 09, On the face of it, it seems elegant and fancy when you’re reading “Mon petit” and “Prefet de Polis”.

A young man in Paris becomes an agent for both the French Gestapo and the resistance, playing double agents for both sides. No trivia or quizzes yet. Duzz rated it it was ok Oct 27, All those faces should be preserved, engagements kept, promises upheld.