Carrière, Jean

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Carrière, Jean Gender: M
Jean Paul Jacques Carrière
born on 6 August 1928 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Nîmes, France, 43n50, 4e21
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 14°09' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 20°30 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 04°43'

Portrait of Jean Carrière 
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Jean Carrière
photo: Emmanuel Carriere, license gfdl


French writer.

In 1972 he won Goncourt Prize for his novel L'Épervier de Maheux,

A few months later his father was killed and he plunged into a depression, after a divorce. He lived as a recluse in the Cevennes. In exile, Jean continued writing, altogether 21 titles.

He died 8 May 2005, near Nimes.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'Ecrivains' pdf file, p. 74.


  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Goncourt Prize)