ZHIONO Jean (Giono Jean)( French writer.)
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Biography ZHIONO Jean (Giono Jean)
Born March 30, 1895 in Manosque (Provence). There he lived all his life, and there unfolds the action of many of his novels. In the manner, . sometimes reminiscent of naturalism E. Zola, . sometimes full of poetic, . Zhiono described the simple joys and sorrows, . love story Provencal peasants in such books, . as Hill (Colline, . 1928), . Eddie (Regain, . 1930), . The wife of a baker (La Femme du boulanger, . 1935; novel was filmed), . Song of land (Le Chant du monde, . 1934), and God be my joy (Que ma joie demeure, . 1935),
. After the Second World War Zhiono turned to more traditional in books Hussar on the roof (Le Hussard sur le toit, . 1951) and Polish Mill (Le Moulin de Pologne, . 1952), . followed by Angelo (Angelo, . 1958), . Ennemonda and other characters (Ennemonde et autres caractres, . 1968),
. Died Zhiono in Manosque October 8, 1970.