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Mauriac, François

Pronunciation: /ˌmôrˈyäk/
(1885–1970), French novelist, playwright, and critic. His stories show the conflicts of convention, religion, and human passions suffered by prosperous bourgeoisie. Notable works: Thérèse Desqueyroux (novel, 1927) and Asmodée (play, 1938). Nobel Prize for Literature (1952).

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Syllabification: Mau·riac, François

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