Marcel Aymé( 29 March 1902 - 14 October 1967 )
Marcel Aymé was a French novelist, children's writer, humour writer, screenwriter and theatre playwright.
Marcel Aymé was born in Joigny, in the Yonne department of Burgundy. He was educated at the Collège de Dole, then worked as a journalist in Paris, among other things. His first published novel was Brûlebois , and in 1929 his La Table aux crevés won the Prix Renaudot. After the great success of his novel La Jument verte , translated into English as "The Green Mare", he concentrated mostly on writing and published children's stories, novels, and collections of stories. In 1935 he also started writing movie scripts. In theater, Marcel Aymé found success with his plays Lucienne et le boucher, Clérambard , a farce, and Tête des autres , which criticized the death penalty.
He died in...