Christine de Rivoyre
The daughter of Francois Denis de Rivoyre and Madeleine Ballande, she was born in Tarbes. She was educated in Catholic schools and then received a degree in literature from the Sorbonne. She continued her studies at the University of Syracuse. De Rivoyre wrote articles for Le Monde and then became literary editor for Marie Claire.
Her first novel L'Alouette au miroir, published in 1955, received the Prix des Quatre Jurys. Several of her novels have been made into films:
- La Mandarine (1957); 1971 film
- Les Sultans (1964); 1968 film
- Le Petit matin (1968); 1971 film - novel received the Prix Interallié
- "La romancière Christine de Rivoyre est morte". Retrieved 4 January 2019.
- Sleeman, Elizabeth. The International Who's Who of Women 2002. p. 484.
- Miller, Jane Eldridge (2001). Who's who in Contemporary Women's Writing. p. 275. ISBN 1857431227.
- Christine de Rivoyre on IMDb
- "Christine de Rivoyre" (in French). Académie française.
- "Ordre de la Légion d'honneur" (in French). January 2, 1996.
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