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Octave Mirbeau
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Born (1848-02-16)16 February 1848
Trévières, France
Died 16 February 1917(1917-02-16) (aged 69)
Paris, France
Occupation Novelist, playwright, journalist, pamphleteer
Genre Novel, comedy, chronicles, art critic
Literary movement Impressionism, expressionism, decadent
Notable works Le Journal d'une femme de chambre (1900)

Octave Mirbeau (18481917) was a French writer. His most famous novels are Le Jardin des supplices (in English: The Torture Garden) (1899) and Le Journal d'une femme de chambre (in English: Diary of a Chambermaid) (1900). His best known comedy is Les affaires sont les affaires (in English: Business is business) (1903).

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