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Triolet, Elsa

Triolet, Elsa (Elsa Blick) ĕlsä´ trēôlĕ´ [key], c.1896–1970, Russian-French author, b. Moscow. In 1928 she married the French writer Louis Aragon . Her novels often combine a sweeping Russian grandeur with acute observations of French life. They include Le cheval blanc (1943 tr. The White Charger, 1946), Personne ne m'aime [nobody loves me] (1946), Les Fantômes armées [the phantom armies] (1946), and L'Inspecteur des ruines (1948 tr. The Inspector of Ruins, 1953). Among her collections of stories is Le Premier Accroc du coûte deux cents francs (1945 tr. A Fine of 200 Francs, 1947).

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