Boris Vian( French writer, poet, jazz musician and singer)
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Boris Vian was born March 10, 1920 in the town of Ville-d'Avre near Paris. He studied at the Ecole Centrale Paris - one of France's largest technical universities. Upon receipt of the engineering degree he worked in the French Association for Standardization, parallel to the engaging music and literary writing.
Written 10 novels, including the famous 'Pen Days' (1946). Translated into French the works of Raymond Chandler.
. Under the pseudonym Vernon Sullivan Vian issued the following works: novels, 'I'll spit on your grave', 'All the dead are the same color', 'Women do not understand', 'And then all the monsters away "and the story' Dogs, desire, and death '.
. This name was drawn from the names of friends of the writer of the jazz orchestra (where he was a trombonist Vian): Sullivan and Vernon
. According to legend, Vernon Sullivan was an African-American, who was not allowed to print in the U.S. for a very free views, but it translated Vian and he is well published in France.
. First novel 'I'll spit on your grave' has caused a real sensation, he immediately became a bestseller
. So far, the total circulation of this novel than the circulation of other works of Viana. The novel was written at the request of a publisher, a friend Viana, whose business was suffering losses. Soon, however, the novel was considered too bold, vulgar and even pornographic. Circulations were burned, the struggle for social morality organized movement against the novel. Charter to deal with 'champions of morality', Vian stopped writing under a pseudonym.
June 23, 1959 Vian came for the premiere of the film, shot in his thriller "I'll spit on your grave '. The film he did not like, and he strongly protested against the use of his name in the picture. Perenervnichav, the writer died of a heart attack.