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Jean-Louis Curtis

French novelist

1917   -   1995

country of citizenship: France
native language: French
language of expression: French
occupation: novelist, translator, screenwriter, writer
award received: Prix Goncourt, Prince Pierre Award, Grand prix de littérature de l'Académie française, Legion of Honour, Prix Cazes, Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres‎
position held: seat 38 of the Académie française

Jean-Louis Curtis (22 May 1917 – 11 November 1995), pseudonym of Albert Laffitte, was a French novelist best known for his second novel The Forests of the Night (French: Les Forêts de la nuit), which won France's highest literary award the Prix Goncourt in 1947. He is the author of over 30 novels.
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Le thé sous les cyprès

author: Jean-Louis Curtis

The Forests of the Night

book by Jean-Louis Curtis

author: Jean-Louis Curtis


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