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Fran·çois [frahn-swa], /frɑ̃ˈswa/, 1885–1970, French novelist: Nobel prize 1952.
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/ (French mɔrjak) /
François (frɑ̃swa). 1885–1970, French novelist, noted esp for his psychological studies of the conflict between religious belief and human desire. His works include Le désert de l'amour (1925), Thérèse Desqueyroux (1927), and Le nœud de vipères (1932): Nobel prize for literature 1952
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