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Louis Ferdinand-Céline

Louis-Ferdinand Céline was a pen name of Louis-Ferdinand Destouches (Courbevoie, 27 May 1894 – Meudon 1 July 1961) was a French writer and physician. Céline was his grandmother's first name. He is thought to be one of the most important writers of the twentieth century. He created a new style of writing that modernized both French and world literature. His most famous work is Journey to the End of the Night. He is a controversial person because of his anti-Semitic pamphlets. He was married to dancer Lucette Destouches.


  • 1932: Journey to the End of the Night (Voyage au bout de la nuit)
  • 1936: Death on Credit (Mort à crédit)
  • 1936: Mea Culpa
  • 1937: Trifles for a Massacre (Bagatelles pour un massacre
  • 1938: School for Corpses (L'École des cadavres),
  • 1941: A Nice Mess (Les Beaux Draps)
  • 1944: Guignol's Band
  • 1949: Cannon-fodder (Casse-pipe) 1949
  • 1952: Fable for Another Time (Féerie pour une autre fois)
  • 1954: Normance: Fable for Another Time II (Normance - Féerie pour une autre fois II)
  • 1955: Conversations with Professor Y (Entretiens avec le Professeur Y)
  • 1957: Castle to castle (D'un château l'autre),
  • 1960: North (Nord)
  • 1964: London Bridge: Guignol's Band II (Le Pont de Londres − Guignol's band II
  • 1969: Rigadoon (Rigodon)
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