- Category : 1926-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 6/3 - Role Model / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (31,33)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Healing 1
French writer, an award-winning novelist.
He studied architecture at the National School of Fine Arts, and participated in projects with Le Corbusier. After thirteen years in the architecture business, he turned to writing.
In 1947, he won the Stendhal Prize for his first novel, 'Patrick.' His 1967 novel, 'L'arbre de Noël' (English: 'The Christmas Tree) was adapted into a 1969 film of the same name directed by Terence Young.
He was the nephew of George Bataille.
He died on 28 February 2008 in Clamart.