Claude Roy





Claude Roy


Born
in Paris, France
August 28, 1915

Died
December 13, 1997

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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: 3.78 · 396 ratings · 40 reviews · 57 distinct works · Similar authors
Le chat qui parlait malgré lui

3.45 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1982 — 6 editions
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Balthus

4.53 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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El amante de las librerías

3.25 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1984
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La maison qui s'envole

2.85 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1977 — 4 editions
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LA TRAVERSEE DU PONT DES ARTS

3.75 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1979 — 3 editions
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Poésies

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3.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1970
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Werner Bischof

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4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
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Modigliani

3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1986
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ami lointain: roman

3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1987 — 3 editions
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Desire Bienvenu

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2010
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More books by Claude Roy…
“Il est plus facile d'être un voyageur ou un savant que d'être un ami, un amant. Plus aisé d'aimer les hommes vaguement que d'aimer à la perfection un seul être imparfait.”
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