Antoine Blondin( 11 April 1922 - 7 June 1991 )
Antoine Blondin was a French writer.
He belonged to the literary group called the Hussards. He was also a sports columnist in >L'Équipe. Blondin also wrote under the name Tenorio.
Blondin was the son of a poet, Germaine Blondin, whose name he took, and of a printer's proof-reader. He earned a degree in philosophy the Sorbonne after studying at the >Lycée Louis-le-Grand in Paris and the >Lycée Pierre Corneille in Rouen. He was sent to Germany in 1942 for compulsory war work during the German occupation of World War II. The experience inspired his first novel, >L'Europe buissonnière, which appeared in 1949. It won the Prix des Deux Magots, named after a literary café in Paris, and brought him the friendship of authors such as >Marcel Aymé and Roger Nimier and the philosopher, Jean-Paul...