Roger Vailland

Roger Vailland

Gender: Male
Known for: Writing
Birthday: 1907-10-16
Deathday: 1965-05-12 (57 years old)

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Roger Vailland (16 October 1907 - 12 May 1965) was a French novelist, essayist, and screenwriter. Vailland was born in Acy-en-Multien, Oise. His novels include the prize winning Drôle de jeu (1945), Les mauvais coups (1948), Un jeune homme seul (1951), 325 000 francs (1955), and La loi (1957), winner of the Prix Goncourt. His screenplays include Les liaisons dangereuses (with Claude Brûlé and Roger Vadim, 1959) and Le vice et la vertu (with Vadim, 1962). He died, aged 57, in Meillonnas, Ain.Vailland took part in the French Resistance during Nazi occupation. Drôle de jeu (Playing with Fire) is considered one of the finest novels about the anti-fascist Resistance. Vailland joined the French Communist Party but resigned after the Soviet suppression of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. He remained an independent leftist for the rest of his life.

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Known for
Writing

Gender
Male

Birthday
1907-10-16

Deathday
1965-05-12 (57 years old)

Place of birth
Oise, France

Citizenships
France

Awards
Prix Interallié, Prix Goncourt

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