Anatole France (pronounced: [anatɔl fʁɑ̃s]; born François-Anatole Thibault, [frɑ̃swa anatɔl tibo]; 16 April 1844 – 12 October 1924) was a French poet, journalist, and novelist. He was born in Paris, and died in Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire. He was a successful novelist, with several best-sellers. Ironic and skeptical, he was considered in his day the ideal French man of letters. He was a member of the Académie française, and won the Nobel Prize for Literature in recognition of his literary achievements.France is also widely believed to be the model for narrator Marcel's literary idol Bergotte in Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time.
Précédés d'une étude sur sa vie par Anatole France.
Illustrations: Illustrations; conte inédit par le mis. de Sade, publié sur le manuscrit, avec une notice sur l'auteur.; Title within ornamental borders.; "Deux cent cinquante exemplaires sur papier de Hollande (nos. 19 à 269)."; "Notice" (p. -29) signed: A. F. [i.e....
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