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Pierre Boulle


France (1912 - 1994)

Pierre Boulle was born in 1912 at Avignon. Boulle spent the Second World War fighting in Yunnan, Calcutta and Indo-Chine, where he was captured by the Japanese. After the war he lived in Malaya, the Cameroons and, finally, Paris, where he settled until his death in 1994.

Genres: Science Fiction
 
Novels
   The Photographer (1947)
   The Bridge on the River Kwai (1954)
   Not The Glory (1955)
     aka Spy Converted / William Conrad
   Face of a Hero (1956)
   Saving Face (1956)
   The Test (1957)
   Other Side of the Coin (1958)
   Walt Disney's Siam (1958)
   Sophia (1959)
   A Noble Profession (1960)
     aka For a Noble Cause
   The Executioner (1961)
   The Chinese Executioner (1962)
   Monkey Planet (1963)
     aka Planet of the Apes
   Garden on the Moon (1964)
   Impartial Eye (1968)
   Because It Is Absurd (on Earth As It Is in Heaven) (1971)
   Desperate Games (1971)
   Ears of the Jungle (1972)
   The Virtues of Hell (1974)
   The Falklands Whale (1983)
     aka The Whale of the Victoria Cross
   Sacrilege in Malaya (1983)
   Mirrors of the Sun (1986)
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Collections
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Non fiction
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Short stories
The Age of Wisdom (1966)
The Diabolical Weapon (1966)
E=mc2 (1966)
The Enigmatic Saint (1966)
The Hallucination (1966)
Love and Gravity (1966)
The Lunians (1966)
The Man Who Hated Machines (1966)
The Man Who Picked Up Pins (1966)
The Miracle (1966)
The Perfect Robot (1966)
Time Out of Mind [short story] (1966)


Books about Pierre Boulle
Pierre Boulle (1996) by Lucille Becker
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