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/