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Jean de La Varende

French writer (1887-1959)

1887   -   1959

country of citizenship: France
native language: French
language of expression: French
occupation: writer, literary critic, painter, biographer
award received: Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française, Knight of the Order of Maritime Merit

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Jean de La Varende, born 24 May 1887 at château de Bonneville in Chamblac, Eure, died 8 June 1959, was a French writer. He wrote novels, short stories, biographies and monographies, in particular on the subject of Normandy. He initially tried to become a marine officer like his father, but gave up due to his weak heart. He was elected into the Académie Goncourt in 1942.He received the 1938 Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française for Centaur of God. His 1936 novel Leather-Nose was the basis for the 1952 film Leathernose, directed by Yves Allégret.
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Series

1

Le Centaure de Dieu

roman de Jean de La Varende

author: Jean de La Varende

1938

Works

18

Guillaume le Bâtard, conquérant

book by Jean de La Varende

author: Jean de La Varende

1946

Le Cavalier seul

roman de Jean de La Varende

author: Jean de La Varende

1956

Le Curé d'Ars et sa passion

book by Jean de La Varende

author: Jean de La Varende

1958

Le Troisième Jour

roman de Jean de La Varende

author: Jean de La Varende

1947

Les Gentilshommes

book by Jean de La Varende

author: Jean de La Varende

1948

Les Manants du roi

book by Jean de La Varende

author: Jean de La Varende

1938

Mes plus beaux Noëls

book by Jean de La Varende

author: Jean de La Varende

2010

Promenades

book by Jean de La Varende

author: Jean de La Varende

2011

Un sot mariage

roman de Jean de La Varende

author: Jean de La Varende
illustrator: Paul Durand

1959

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