- Category : Writers-Playwright-script
- Type : PE
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Incarnation 1
Algerian-French novelist and playwright. After graduating from the École Normale in Algiers, during WW II, he served in the French Air Force and as Spanish translator and war correspondent for the Supreme Allied Command of the Mediterranean operations.
He worked with Albert Camus, whom he had met in 1937, as a reporter for the liberal daily Alger-Républicain. Robles was co-founder and frequent contributor to the daily Espoir-Algérie. In 1958 the escalation of the Algerian war forced him into exile in Paris.
Robles wrote his first novel, "L'Action" in 1938 and recognition came with "Les Hauteurs de la Ville, 1948. International success was achieved with "Dawn on Our Darkness," 1952.
He died February 22, 1995 in Boulogne, France.