Antoine Laurain

Antoine Laurain

Novelist, journalist, screenwriter and collector of antique keys Antoine Laurain was born in Paris in the early 1970s. After studying cinema, he began his career directing short films and writing screenplays. His passion for art led him to take a job assisting an antiques dealer in Paris, an experience which provided the inspiration for his prize-winning debut novel. Published on the eve of the French presidential elections of 2012, Antoine Laurain's novel The President's Hat is a Kindle top 5 bestseller and a Waterstones Book Club choice. In the USA, Antoine Laurain was selected for the ABA's 'Indies Introduce Debut Authors' for Fall 13. The Red Notebook was published in spring 2015. Antoine's latest novel, French Rhapsody, will be published in autumn 2016. (Photo credit: Jean-Luc Bertini © Flammarion)

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