Missing Person

By Patrick Modiano

Modiano has a way of creating a sense of mystery without filling his reader with unease. Reading him is like heading out for a pleasant stroll.
~ Antoine Laurain

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Publish Date: 1978 Awards: 1978 Prix Goncourt

Paris, 1965. Guy Roland, a private detective who lost his memory ten years before, sets off to uncover the truth about his past. As he seeks to find out who he is, he gathers clues which will lead him to his name, his friends, and their dangerous attempt to flee Paris after the Germans occupied the city.