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Author:
Michel Tournier
ISBN13:
978-0828837989
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0828837988
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French & European Pubns (October 1, 1977)
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Michel Tournier (French: ; 19 December 1924 − 18 January 2016) was a French writer

Michel Tournier (French: ; 19 December 1924 − 18 January 2016) was a French writer. He won awards such as the Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française in 1967 for Friday, or, The Other Island and the Prix Goncourt for The Erl-King in 1970. His inspirations included traditional German culture, Catholicism and the philosophies of Gaston Bachelard. He resided in Choisel and was a member of the Académie Goncourt.

Michel Tournier was a French writer. His works are highly considered and have won important awards such as the Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française in 1967 for Vendredi ou les limbes du Pacifique. and the Prix Goncourt for Le Roi des aulnes in 1970. His works dwell on the fantastic, his inspirations including traditional German culture, Catholicism, and the philosophies of Gaston Michel Tournier was a French writer.

Michel Tournier, French writer. Decorated officier Légion d'Honneur; recipient grand prix du Roma Academy Française, 1967; prix Goncourt, 1970, Goethe medaille. Member Academie Goncourt, Trevio Campiello. src "/web/img/loading. gif" data-src "/web/show-photo. jpg?id 1014727&cache false" alt "Other photo of Michel Tournier" class "gallery img" height "167". Other photo of Michel Tournier. jpg?id 1014720&cache false" alt "Other photo of Michel Tournier" class "gallery img" height "167".

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Michel Tournier, French novelist whose manipulation of mythology and old stories has often been called subversive insofar as it challenges the conventional assumptions of middle-class society. Tournier studied philosophy at the University of Tübingen in Germany from 1946 to 1950. Michel Tournier, (born December 19, 1924, Paris, France-died January 18, 2016, Choisel), French novelist whose manipulation of mythology and old stories has often been called subversive insofar as it challenges the conventional assumptions of middle-class society.

Michel Tournier, who has died aged 91, was one of the leading French novelists of the last third of the 20th century. He was a splendidly inventive and imaginative writer committed to reviving myths and legends for readers who had lost touch with the truths they represented. Les Météores (1975; Gemini) explored the metaphysical and sexual dimensions of twinship, and Gilles et Jeanne (1983) the relationship between good and evil, while Eléazar (1996), set in California in 1845, asks why God should refuse Moses entry to the promised land.

The French author Michel Tournier described as one of France’s most . He also wrote children’s books and in 2004 he contributed along with Arthur.

The French author Michel Tournier described as one of France’s most influential writers of the 20th century died today, aged 91, at his home in the village of Choisel near Paris surrounded by family. His third novel "Gemini" (Les Météores), the story of twins, was published in 1975 and was a best seller in France for months. He also wrote children’s books and in 2004 he contributed along with Arthur Miller, Gunter Grass and Gabriel Garcia Marquez to a collection of short stories named Telling Tales. President Hollande paid homage to Tournier describing him as a great writer of immense talent.

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Michel Tournier won the Grand Prix of the Academie Fran,caise for ''Friday'' (1967) .

Michel Tournier won the Grand Prix of the Academie Fran,caise for ''Friday'' (1967) and the Goncourt Prize for ''The Ogre'' (1970). His books have provoked heated and often significant controversy, especially ''The Ogre'' for political reasons and ''Les Meteores'' (1975) for its allegedly ''perverse'' moral attitudes. Doubleday will publish the latter book in August under the title ''Gemini. ') These errors should be corrected now, though no reader has written to point them.