Henri Troyat


Born
in Moscow, Russian Federation
November 01, 1911

Died
March 02, 2007

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Troyat was a French author, biographer, historian and novelist.

Troyat was born Levon Aslan Torossian in Moscow to parents of Armenian descent. His family fled Russia in anticipation of the revolution. After a long exodus taking them to the Caucasus on to Crimea and later by sea to Constantinople and then Venice, the family finally settled in Paris in 1920, where young Troyat was schooled and later earned a law degree. The stirring and tragic events of this flight across half of Europe are vividly recounted by Troyat in 'Tant que la terre durera'.

Troyat received his first literary award, Le prix du roman populaire, at the age of twenty-four, and by twenty-seven, he was awarded the Prix Goncourt.

Troyat published more than 100 books, novels an
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“الإيمان لايُفسر ولا يُشرح، ولا يُوصى أو يُؤمر به.”
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“إذا كانت الثورة قد فشلت، فإن الحركات والاضطرابات الاجتماعية لا تتوقف.”
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“if monasteries accepted the irreligious and permitted abstention from prayer, I'd become a monk.”
Henri Troyat, Chekhov