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Patrick Modiano wins the Nobel prize in literature 2014

French novelist, Patrick Modiano, has today (October 9) emerged the winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in literature, becoming the 11th French writer to win the medal.

The 69-year-old author beat 209 other nominees to the prestigious award. He becomes the 107th winner of the prize.

Modiano is a French author who was born in France 1945, he has written some 30 different books, mainly novels, but also a number of children’s’ books, movie scripts, but is mainly known for his novels, which are very very specific.

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