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Barbusse, Henri

Born: 1873
Died: 1935

Summary of Biography

The most prominent and influential French author of the 20th century. Barbusse is renowned as a writer, journalist and communist. He started his literary career with poetry and journalism.


Henri Barbusse (1873 - 1935) was a French journalist, novelist, and communist born in Asnieres - sur - Seine. He served in the military and is best known forLe Feu (1916), a novel based on hisexperiences of World War I. Also a journalist,Barbusse organized a movement for the social and political advancement of writers around the globe. He wrote several popular books, includingLight (1919), The Inferno (1908), and Chains (1925).

This section contains 2 books
Under Fire
Under Fire

UK£ 24.99
The Inferno
The Inferno

UK£ 19.99