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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“The novel cant compete with cars, the movies, television, and liquor. A guy whos had a good feed and tanked up on good wine gives his old lady a kiss after supper and his day is over. Finished.”
—Louis-Ferdinand Céline (18941961)