Louis-Ferdinand Céline was the pen name of Louis Ferdinand Auguste Destouches (27 May 1894 – 1 July 1961). He was a French novelist, pamphleteer and physician. The name Céline was the first name of his grandmother. He is considered one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century, developing a new style of writing that modernized both French and world literature.
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“Theres a point of poverty at which the spirit isnt with the body all the time. It finds the body really too unbearable. So its almost as if you were talking to the soul itself. And a souls not properly responsible.”
—Louis-Ferdinand Céline (18941961)