François Mauriac


Born
in Bordeaux, France
October 11, 1885

Died
September 01, 1970

Genre

Influences


François Charles Mauriac was a French writer and a member of the Académie française. He was awarded the 1952 Nobel Prize in Literature "for the deep spiritual insight and the artistic intensity with which he has in his novels penetrated the drama of human life." Mauriac is acknowledged to be one of the greatest Roman Catholic writers of the 20th century. ...more

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More books by François Mauriac…
“If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.”
Francois Mauriac

“No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.”
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“ ‘Tell me what you read and I’ll tell you who you are’ is true enough, but I’d know you better if you told me what you reread.”
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