Jules Renard

Jules Renard was a French author and member of the Académie Goncourt, most famous for his works 'Poil de carotte' (Carrot Top), an autobiographical novel, and 'Les Histoires Naturelles' (Natural Histories). Renard's writing is characterized by its wit, precision, and a poetic and somewhat cynical view of the human condition. He was also known for his aphorisms and the journal he kept from 1887 until his death in 1910.


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  1. 1. The Journal of Jules Renard

    "The Journal of Jules Renard" is a collection of the author's personal thoughts, observations, and reflections recorded over a period of almost 30 years. The entries range from the author's insights into human nature, his commentary on social and political issues of his time, his struggles with writing and creativity, and his personal life. The journal is celebrated for its sharp wit, keen observation, and profound insight into the human condition, making it a timeless classic in literature.