Octave Mirbeau

Octave Mirbeau

Born: February 16, 1848

Died: February 16, 1917

Nationality: French

Occupation: Writer, novelist, playwright

Biography: Octave Mirbeau was a French journalist, art critic, travel writer, pamphleteer, novelist, and playwright, who achieved celebrity in Europe and great success among the public, while still appealing to the literary and artistic avant-garde. His work has been translated into thirty languages.