Anatole France (; born François-Anatole Thibault, ; 16 April 1844 – 12 October 1924) was a French poet, journalist, and novelist. He was born in Paris, and died in Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire. He was a successful novelist, with several best-sellers. Ironic and skeptical, he was considered in his day the ideal French man of letters. He was a member of the Académie française, and won the Nobel Prize for Literature in recognition of his literary achievements.
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... France's Thaïs is an historical novel published at Paris in 1890 and written by Anatole France (1844–1924) ... Goldwyn (1879-1974), also drew on the novel by Anatole France. 1911 and 1917 there were five silent movies entitled Thaïs, made in France, Italy, and the U.S.A ...
... can proceed, for I missed too many pleasures while being too prudent for my own good." (Fable by Anatole France.) "If 50 million people say a foolish thing, is it still a foolish thing?" "N ...
... Anatole France is a station on Paris Métro Line 3 ... The station is on the Rue Anatole France, which is named after the author Anatole France, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1921 ...
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