Born in Aubagne on February 1895, son of Joseph Pagnol and Augustine Lansot, Marcel Pagnol had a classical and republican education, tinged with anticlericalism. As the son of a schoolmaster, from a very early age he developed a passion for classics and created at the age of 19 the literary magazine "FORTUNIO", in which were released critical reviews on drama plays and lyrical works as well as a serial novel called "PIROUETTES"...

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I like people from Marseille a lot, but César and Panisse are not exactly prototype men from Marseille. He turned them into "types", which is after all the very purpose of all great writers: to take a character and turn it into a type.

Jean Dutourd
From the Académie Française, writer

Actualités

Flammarion publishes "Marcel Pagnol, l'album d'une vie"October 2011



Le 12 Octobre 2011, paraitra chez Flammarion "Marcel Pagnol, l'album d'une vie" par Nicolas Pagnol. Ce livre de 220 pages présente la vie et l'oeuvre de Marcel Pagnol au travers de plus de 400 documents pour la plupart iné... [ la suite ]

 

Prize Marcel Pagnol 2011May 2011



 La sélection 2011 comprend 5 titres: - Arthur et moi - d'Emmanuel Arnaud (Métailié) Vous êtes en vacances dans une tour de béton pourrie en Espagne. C'est la Toussaint. Vos parents hésitent entre une s... [ la suite ]

 

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