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François Mauriac was born in Bordeaux, France on October 11, 1885. He was a novelist, essayist, poet, and playwright. He studied at the University of Bordeaux and the École Nationale des Chartes at Paris before leaving to focus on writing. His first published work, a volume of poems entitled Joined Hands, was published in 1909. He was better known as a novelist. His novels include Young Man in Chains, The Stuff of Youth, The Kiss to the Leper, The Desert of Love, Vipers' Tangle, The Frontenac Mystery, The Unknown Sea, and A Woman of the Pharisees. His plays include Asmodée and The Poorly Loved. Mauriac resisted the Nazi invaders and the Vichy regime consistently and courageously during World War II. He was elected to the French Academy in 1933 and received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1952. He died on September 1, 1970. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Knot of Vipers 846 copies, 17 reviews
Thérèse Desqueyroux (Translator, some editions; Translator, some editions) 751 copies, 17 reviews
The Desert of Love 247 copies, 1 review
The Woman of the Pharisees 185 copies, 3 reviews
The Frontenac Mystery 166 copies, 2 reviews
The Little Misery 135 copies, 4 reviews
The Kiss to the Leper 125 copies, 2 reviews
Génitrix 112 copies, 2 reviews
Life of Jesus 105 copies, 6 reviews
The End of Night 92 copies, 2 reviews
The Dark Angels 72 copies, 1 review
The Unknown Sea 71 copies, 1 review
The Lamb 54 copies, 2 reviews
Lines of Life 50 copies
Galigai 44 copies, 1 review
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What I Believe 35 copies, 1 review
Questions of Precedence 33 copies, 1 review
Flesh and Blood 31 copies
The River of Fire 25 copies, 1 review
Saint Margaret of Cortona 24 copies, 1 review
De Gaulle 22 copies, 2 reviews
The Holy Terror 19 copies
Port-Royal, and other plays (Contributor) 12 copies
Proust's Way 12 copies
Le mal 10 copies
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Ce qui était perdu 9 copies, 1 review
Asmodee 8 copies
De onbeminden 6 copies
Oeuvres autobiographiques (Author) 6 copies, 1 review
Adolescenza 5 copies
Le cahier noir 5 copies, 1 review
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Journal 4 copies
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Le feu secret 3 copies
La Province 3 copies
Beránek 3 copies
De Pascal a Graham Greene 2 copies, 1 review
Commencements d'une vie 2 copies, 1 review
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Byttingen 2 copies
Umouněnec 2 copies
Minnen 2 copies
Sudbine 2 copies
Øglereden 1 copy
Mot havet 1 copy
Opere 1 copy
Orages 1 copy
L'education des filles. (Author) 1 copy
Destinies, 1 copy
Le Roman 1 copy
Karitsa 1 copy
Mozart 1 copy
Night (Foreword, some editions) 23,990 copies, 533 reviews
The Power and the Glory (Foreword, some editions) 6,997 copies, 110 reviews
French Stories (Contributor) 442 copies, 1 review
Great Stories by Nobel Prize Winners (Contributor) 57 copies, 1 review
Nobel Writers on Writing (Contributor) 14 copies
The Living Desert (Contributor) 14 copies, 1 review
Qué es la literatura (Contributor) 3 copies
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