Georges Duhamel (Duhamel Georges)( French writer.)
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Biography Georges Duhamel (Duhamel Georges)
Born June 30, 1884 in Paris, became a doctor, that did not prevent him from carrying out literature. Together with Jean Romain, S. Vildrac and others founded the group 'The Abbey' - the cradle unanimizma. First World War was a military doctor
. Collections of short stories Duhamel Lives of the martyrs: 1914-1916 (Vies des Martyrs: 1914-1916, . 1917) and Civilization 1914-1917 (Civilisation 1914-1917, . 1918; Prix Goncourt) - evidence of compassion, . which the author felt for the wounded and sick soldiers, . their patients,
. The same compassion to the people imbued with Abandoned (Les Hommes abandonns, 1921) and five novels cycle Salavey (Salavin, 1920-1932). Chronicle family Pasquier (Chronique des Pasquier, 1933-1944) also forms a cycle of ten novels. An avid traveler, Duhamel wrote a trip to Moscow (Voyage Moscou, 1927) and scenes of future life (Scnes de la vie future, 1930) - about America. In 1944 he began to write books of memoirs under the title My Life in the light of day (Lumires sur vie, 1944-1953). Duhamel died in Valmondua April 13, 1966.