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French writer. Mauriac achieved success in 1922 and 1923 with Le Baiser au lépreux and Genitrix (tr. of both in The Family, 1930). Generally set in or near his native Bordeaux, his novels are imbued with his profound, though nonconformist, Roman Catholicism. His characters exist in a tortured universe; nature is evil and man eternally prone... More...
Comoren Islands, 1977, Nobel prize winners
France, 1985, Francois Mauriac
Palau, 2001, Francois Mauriac
Paraguay, 1977, Medal of Nobel prize of Literature
France, 1985.02.23, Bordeaux. Francois Mauriac