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 Alain Fournier

Alain Fournier

Original Name Henri
Birth
La Chapelle-d'Angillon, Departement du Cher, Centre, France
Death 22 Sep 1914 (aged 27)
Vaux-les-Palameix, Departement de la Meuse, Lorraine, France
Burial Saint-Remy-la-Calonne, Departement de la Meuse, Lorraine, France
Memorial ID 9976560 · View Source
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French author. Real name Henri-Alban Fournier. He won fame for his only novel, "Le Grand Meaulnes" ("The Lost Domain", 1913), a haunting tale of a boy's coming of age written with a delicate blend of naturalism and dream-like fantasy. It was inspired by Fournier's unrequited love for a woman he hardly knew. Killed in action early in World War I, Fournier was buried in an unrecorded mass grave that was not discovered until 1991. He was then reburied with honors at the military cemetery in Saint Remy La Calonne.

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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 28 Nov 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9976560
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alain Fournier (3 Oct 1886–22 Sep 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9976560, citing Cimetière St. Remy La Calonne, Saint-Remy-la-Calonne, Departement de la Meuse, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .