Georges Bernanos


Born
in Paris, France
February 20, 1888

Died
July 05, 1948

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Georges Bernanos était un écrivain français, gagneur du Grand Prix du Roman de l'Académie française en 1936 avec Journal d'un curé de campagne.

George Bernanos was a French writer. His 1936 book, Journal d'un curé de campagne (Diary of a Country Priest), won the Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française.

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The Diary of a Country Priest

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3.97 avg rating — 2,093 ratings — published 1936 — 105 editions
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Mouchette

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3.78 avg rating — 520 ratings — published 1937 — 21 editions
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Under Satan's Sun

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3.59 avg rating — 521 ratings — published 1926 — 53 editions
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Dialogues des carmélites

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3.91 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 1949 — 17 editions
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Monsieur Ouine

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3.61 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1943 — 17 editions
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La France contre les robots

3.77 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 1944 — 29 editions
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Los grandes cementerios baj...

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3.38 avg rating — 61 ratings — published 1938 — 17 editions
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La joie

3.52 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1929 — 15 editions
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The Impostor

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3.44 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1927 — 16 editions
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Un delitto

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2.84 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 1935 — 31 editions
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“Suicide only really frightens those who are never tempted by it and never will be, for its darkness only welcomes those who are predestined to it.”
Georges Bernanos, Mouchette

“God! how is it that we fail to recognize that the mask of pleasure, stripped of all hypocrisy, is that of anguish?”
Georges Bernanos, The Diary of a Country Priest

“The wish to pray is a prayer in itself.”
George Bernanos, The Diary of a Country Priest