Louis-Ferdinand Destouches (May 27, 1894 – July 1, 1961) was a French writer and doctor who wrote under the pen name Louis-Ferdinand Céline. Céline is considered one of the most influental and greatest writers of the twentieth century, developing a new style of writing that modernized both French and World literature. He remains, however, a controversial figure due to his political beliefs and the allegiances he adopted during the Second World War.
He was born Louis-Ferdinand Destouches at Courbevoie in the… read more
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