Solange Fasquelle, French writer, Died at 83


Solange Fasquelle was born on July 14, 1933, in Paris, and died on August 15, 2016.

She was a French writer.

She was the author of more than 20 novels.

Fasquelle was born in Paris, the daughter of Jean de La Rochefoucauld and Edmée Frish de Fels.

Fasquelle’s first novel, Malconduit, was published in 1959.

Fasquelle won the Cazes Prize in 1961 for Le Congrès d’Aix and the Deux-Magots Prize in 1967 for L’Air de Venise.

One of her most famous novels is also Les Amants de Kalyros (1971) and Les Falaises d’Ischia (1977).

Le Trio infernal, which she wrote in 1974 was made into a film by Francis Girod, starring Michel Piccoli and Romy Schneider.

In 2004, Mère, which was to be her last novel, was published.

Fasquelle was elected a member of the Femina Prize jury in 1992, following the steps of her mother, who had died the previous year.

Solange Fasquelle remained on the jury until her death

Solange Fasquelle had been the wife of Jean-Claude Fasquelle, chairman of the French publishing house Grasset from 1981 to 2000.

They had a daughter Ariane Fasquelle was also a publisher, working as head of foreign acquisitions for Grasset.

Solange Fasquelle passed away at 83 years old.