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Name: Pierre Boileau  
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Date of Birth: 28th April 1906
Place of Birth: Paris, France
Profession: Writer
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Boileau-Narcejac is the name by which Pierre Boileau (Paris, 28 April 1906 - Beaulieu-sur-Mer, 1989) and Pierre Ayraud, aka Thomas Narcejac (Rochefort-sur-Mer, 3 July 1908 - Nice, 1998) wrote.

They were French writers of police stories, among whom some were adaptated for the movies by Henri-Georges Clouzot and Alfred Hitchcock.


  • Celle qui n'était plus (1952), adapted in 1955 by Clouzot, as Les Diaboliques
  • D'entre les morts (1954), adapted in 1958 by Hitchcock, as Vertigo
  • Les louves (1956)
  • Carte vermeil (1978)
  • Les intouchables (1980)
  • Le soleil dans la main (1990)
  • La main passe (1991)
  • Les nocturnes (1992)

There are a couple of books in a series named "Sans Atouts" in French. The books however are aimed at younger readers and relate the adventure of a young boy with detective and deduction skills.

  • Les pistolets de Sans Atouts
  • Sans Atout contre l'homme à la dague
  • Sans Atout et le cheval fantôme
  • Sans Atout, une étrange disparition
  • Maybe others

This content from Wikipedia is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article Pierre Boileau