Jean d'Ormesson

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    Jean Lefèvre, comte d'Ormesson (born June 16, 1925) is a French novelist whose work mostly consists of partially or totally autobiographic novels.

    Life

    Jean d'Ormesson grew up in Bavaria. His father was a French ambassador.
    He was admitted to the École normale supérieure and passed the philosophy agrégation. He later became Secretary-General of the International Council for Philosophy and Humanistic Studies at UNESCO and the director of the French newspaper Le Figaro from 1974 to 1979.
    On October 18, 1973, he was elected a member of the Académie française, taking seat 12, following the death of Jules Romains. He is also a Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour.

    Bibliography
    • L'Amour est un plaisir (1956)
    • Du côté de chez Jean (1959)
    • Un amour pour rien (1960)
    • Au revoir et merci (1966)
    • les Illusions de la mer (1968)
    • La Gloire de l'Empire (1971) - Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française
    • Au plaisir de Dieu (1974)
    • Le Vagabond qui passe sous une ombrelle trouée (1978)
    • Dieu, sa vie, son œuvre (1981)
    • Mon dernier rêve sera pour vous (1982)
    • Jean qui grogne et Jean qui rit (1984)
    • Le Vent du soir (1985)
    • Tous les hommes en sont fous (1985)
    • Le Bonheur à San Miniato (1987)
    • Album Chateaubriand (1988) - Bibliothèque de la Pléiade
    • Garçon de quoi écrire (with François Sudreau, 1989)
    • Histoire du juif errant (Wandering Jew story) (1991)
    • Tant que vous penserez à moi (with Emmanuel Berl, 1992)
    • La Douane de mer (1994)
    • Presque rien sur presque tout (1995)
    • Casimir mène la grande vie (1997)
    • Une autre histoire de la littérature française (vol. I, 1997 & vol. II, 1998)
    • le Rapport Gabriel (1999)
    • Voyez comme on danse (2001)
    • C'était bien (2003)
    • Et toi, mon cœur, pourquoi bats-tu? (2003)
    • Une fête en larmes (2005)
    • La Création du monde (2006)
    • Odeur du temps (2007)
    • Qu'ai-je donc fait (2008)
     
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    He's such an elegant man, i love watching him on TV he always seems so nice. I'd love to meet him :D

    Here are two great pics of him :flower:
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    Thank you:flower:
     

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