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Born: November 22, 1869

Died: February 19, 1951 (aged 81)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Novelist, essayist

Bio: André Paul Guillaume Gide was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1947. Gide's career ranged from its beginnings in the symbolist movement, to the advent of anticolonialism between the two World Wars.

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I see myself as a huge fiery comet, a shooting star. Everyone stops, points up and gasps Oh look at that! Then — whoosh, and I'm gone... and they'll never see anything like it ever again... and they won't be able to forget me — ever.

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