Pierre Magnan was born in Manosque, France. He was an author and typographer. In 1943, during the occupation, he fought with the Resistance in the Isère. Only a few of his novels have been translated into English. He is the creator of 'Modeste Laviolette', a police Commissaire in Provence.
Titles and year of publication:
|'Modeste Laviolette' Novels|
|1) Death in the Truffle Wood||2005 (France 1978)|
|2) The Messengers of Death||2006 (France 1986)|
|1) The Murdered House||1999 (France 1984)|
|2) Innocence||2001 (France 1999)|
|3) Beyond the Grave||2002 (France 1990)|