Antoine Laurain is a French novelist, screenwriter, journalist, and director. He started his career directing short films and writing screenplays. He later took a job at an antiques dealer in Paris, where he found inspiration for his first novel, The Portrait (2017). His novels have been translated into over twenty languages.
On Writing The Red Notebook
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The Red Notebook
One morning, on his way to work, bookseller Laurent Letellier notices an abandoned handbag on top of a bin. Compelled to return the bag to its rightful owner, he attempts to go to the police, but with no success. Upon opening the bag, in the hope of finding a phone number or address, he find himself enthralled by the handwritten thoughts scribbled on a red notebook, which point to a woman he would like to meet. But how to find someone in a city of millions?Read more