Jean Genet

Jean Genet (; (1910-12-19)December 19, 1910 – April 15, 1986(1986-04-15)) was a prominent and controversial French novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and political activist. Early in his life he was a vagabond and petty criminal, but later took to writing. His major works include the novels Querelle of Brest, The Thief's Journal, and Our Lady of the Flowers, and the plays The Balcony, The Blacks, The Maids and The Screens.

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    Anyone who hasn’t experienced the ecstasy of betrayal knows nothing about ecstasy at all.
    Jean Genet (1910–1986)

    What we need is hatred. From it our ideas are born.
    —Jean Genet (1910–1986)