Tag: novelist

Charles Bukowski

(1920–1994) Henry Charles Bukowski, born Heinrich Karl Bukowski Works: • Flower, Fist, and Bestial Wail (1960) • It Catches My Heart in Its Hands (1963) • Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts (1965) • Crucifix in…

Bryan Forbes

(1926–2013) John Theobald Clarke, CBE Filmography as Director: The Madwoman of Chaillot 1969 Director: Bryan Forbes Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Charles Boyer   Born July 22 1926 Stratford, London (England) Died May 8 2013 Virginia Water (England) Occupation Actor Film director Occupation Novelist Producer Occupation…

Jean Giraudoux

(1882–1944) Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux Works: • Amica America (French) • L’École des indifférents (French) • Elpénor (French) • Suzanne et le Pacifique (French) Filmography as Writer: The Madwoman of Chaillot 1969 Director: Bryan Forbes Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Charles Boyer  …

Alexandre Dumas fils

(1824–1895) Works: • Kamelianainen (Finnish) • La dame aux camélias (French) • La Dame aux Camilias (English) • La kolomba premio (Esperanto) • Les Femmes qui tuent et les Femmes qui votent (French) • The Princess of Bagdad (English) •…

Alexandre Dumas, père

(1802–1870) Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie Works: • Acté (French) • Ali Pacha (English) • Amaury (Spanish) • Ange Pitou (Finnish) • Balsamo, the Magician (English) • Bastiljin valloitus (Finnish) • Bragelonnen varakreivi I (Finnish) • Bragelonnen varakreivi II (Finnish)…

Thomas More

(1478–1535) Sir Thomas More Saint Thomas More Works: • Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation (English) • Utopia (English) • Utopia (German) Sir Thomas More in Film: A Man for All Seasons 1966 Director: Fred Zinnemann Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller   Born February…

Nicolas Edmé Restif de la Bretonne

(1734–1806) Nicolas-Edme Rétif Works: • L’Anti-Justine; ou, Les Delices de l’amour (French) • Contes de Restif de la Bretonne (French) Restif de la Bretonne in Film: La nuit de Varennes 1982 Director: Ettore Scola Starring: Jean-Louis Barrault, Marcello Mastroianni   Born October 23…

Giacomo Casanova

(1725–1798) Giacomo Girolamo Casanova Jacques, Chevalier de Seingalt Works: • The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt (English) Filmography as Writer: Il Casanova di Federico Fellini 1976 Director: Federico Fellini Starring: Donald Sutherland, Tina Aumont     Casanova in Film: La nuit de…

H. G. Wells

(1866–1946) Herbert George Wells Works: • A Modern Utopia (English) • A Short History of the World (English) • Aarnihauta ja muita juttuja (Finnish) • Aikakone (Finnish) • An Englishman Looks at the World (English) • Ann Veronica: A Modern…

Robert Louis Stevenson

(1850–1894) Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson Works: • Aarresaari (Finnish) • A Child’s Garden of Verses (English) • A Christmas Sermon (English) • A Footnote to History: Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa (English) • A Lowden Sabbath Morn (English) •…