Claude Simon

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Claude Simon


Born
in Antananarivo, Madagascar
October 10, 1913

Died
July 06, 2005

Genre

Influences


Awarded 1985 Nobel Prize in Literature, for being an author "who in his novel combines the poet's and the painter's creativeness with a deepened awareness of time in the depiction of the human condition."

Average rating: 3.59 · 995 ratings · 100 reviews · 37 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Flanders Road

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3.72 avg rating — 270 ratings — published 1960 — 32 editions
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The Trolley

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3.01 avg rating — 182 ratings — published 2001 — 14 editions
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The Grass

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3.83 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 1958 — 17 editions
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The Wind

3.50 avg rating — 76 ratings — published 1957 — 11 editions
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Triptych

3.72 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1973 — 5 editions
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The Acacia

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3.39 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 1989 — 12 editions
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Conducting Bodies

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1971 — 5 editions
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The Georgics

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3.78 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1981 — 13 editions
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The Invitation

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3.43 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1987 — 8 editions
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The Jardin des Plantes

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3.59 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1997 — 7 editions
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More books by Claude Simon…
“Alors il peut sans doute recommencer à y croire, à les aligner, les ordonner élégamment les uns après les autres, insignifiants, sonores et creux, dans d’élégantes phrases insignifiantes, sonores, bienséantes et infiniment rassurantes, aussi lisses, aussi polies, aussi glacées et aussi peu solides que la surface miroitante de l’eau recouvrant, cachant pudiquement…”
Claude Simon, The Flanders Road

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