BirthdayDecember 19, 1924
BirthplaceParis, France

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Michel Tournier

    Full name: Michel Tournier
    Also known as: Michel Tournier, Tournier, Michel
    Professions: Writer, Miscellaneous Crew

  2. Michel Tournier Known for

    The Ogre (1996), Le nain rouge (1998), Friday or Another Day (2005), Vendredi ou la vie sauvage (1981)

  3. Michel Tournier Biography

    Michel Tournier (born 19 December 1924) is a French writer.His works are highly considered and have won important awards such as the Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française in 1967 for Friday, or, The Other Island and the Prix Goncourt for The Erl-King in 1970. His works dwell on the fantastic, his inspirations including traditional German culture, Catholicism, and the philosophies of Gaston Bachelard. He currently lives in Choisel and is a member of the Académie Goncourt. His autobiography has been translated and published as The Wind Spirit (Beacon Press, 1988).

  4. Michel Tournier Family

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