Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio biography

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio

Novelist, Author

1940 –

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Who is Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio?

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio, usually identified as J. M. G. Le Clézio, is a French-Mauritian writer and professor. The author of over forty works, he was awarded the 1963 Prix Renaudot for his novel Le Procès-Verbal, as well as the 2008 Nobel Prize in Literature for his life's work, as an "author of new departures, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy, explorer of a humanity beyond and below the reigning civilization".

Famous Quotes:

  • De temps en temps il s'arrête de mâcher son chewing-gum, il entrouve ses lèvres et il souffle une bulle. La bulle verte se gonfle, se distend, puis elle explose avec un bruit sec. On appelle ça un bubble-gum.

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Born
Apr 13, 1940
Nice
Also known as
  • Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio
  • J. M. G. Le Clezio
  • J.M.G. Le Clézio
  • J. M. Le Clezio
  • J.-M. G. Le Clézio
  • Jean-Marie Gustave LeClezio
Ethnicity
  • Breton people
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • University of Bristol
Lived in
  • Nice

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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