Claude Roy





Claude Roy

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born
in Paris, France
August 28, 1915

died
December 13, 1997

gender
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Claude Roy, writer: born Paris 28 August 1915; twice married, secondly to Loleh Bellon (one son); died Paris 13 December 1997.
The son of the artiste-peintre Felicien Roy, Claude Roy was born with an eye for the unusual and colourful, and an ear for words so acute, he always seemed like a child learning to speak and read.

Several of his best known books are rhymes, poems and absurd tales for the young of all ages, illustrated by well-known artists, among whom he had many friends, including Picasso, Balthus, Zao Wou Ki and Zoran Music. Roy's last work was a book on his friend, Balthus (1996). His most enchanting children's books, two volumes of Enfantasques (1974 and 1978) are illustrated by his own witty collages. He wrote a delightful book a
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Average rating: 3.84 · 305 ratings · 20 reviews · 58 distinct works · Similar authors
Balthus
4.53 of 5 stars 4.53 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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Le chat qui parlait malgré lui
3.46 of 5 stars 3.46 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1997
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El amante de las librerías
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1984
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LA TRAVERSEE DU PONT DES ARTS
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1979 — 2 editions
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La maison qui s'envole
2.83 of 5 stars 2.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1982 — 3 editions
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Modigliani
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1986
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Poésies
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Werner Bischof
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
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Chat Qui Parlait Malgre Lui
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3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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ami lointain: roman
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1987 — 2 editions
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More books by Claude Roy…
“Elle a toujours écrit en épurant de plus en plus : chaque fois un peu moins de mots et un peu plus de silences, un peu moins de cantabile et un peu plus de moderato. Elle a toujours vécu en ajoutant sans retrancher.»”
Claude Roy

“Tristețea persista, dar durerea aproape că dispăruse, ca și cum s-ar fi evaporat. Atinsese acel prag unde durerea care sfâșie nu mai e decât o melancolie plutitoare ce mai curând umbrește decât rănește.”
Claude Roy, LA TRAVERSEE DU PONT DES ARTS

“El însuși părea să-și fi luat, față de trecutul lui, distanța pe care o dă indiferența și, poate, ironia. Unele însemnări din carnetul său îl arăta sarcastic, fără rîcă și detașat de toate, cum știu să fie doar cei care într-adevăr au ajuns până departe.”
Claude Roy, LA TRAVERSEE DU PONT DES ARTS