Definition of Mauriac, François in English:

Mauriac, François

proper noun

  • (1885–1970), French novelist, playwright, and critic. His stories show the conflicts of convention, religion, and human passions suffered by prosperous bourgeoisie. Notable works: "Thérèse Desqueyroux" (novel, 1927) and "Asmodée" (play, 1938). Nobel Prize for Literature (1952)

Pronunciation

Mauriac, François

/ˌmôrˈyäk/