Anatole France

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Anatole France (1844 - October 12 1924) was a French author. His real name was Jacques Anatole François Thibault.

In the 1920s his writings were put on the Index of Forbidden Books of the Roman Catholic Church, and he was warded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1921.

Books include `Penguin Island', a satire on the Dreyfuss affair.