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Alphonse de Châteaubriant

Alphonse Van Bredenbeck de Châteaubriant (French pronunciation: ​; 25 March 1877 - 2 May 1951) was a French writer who won the Prix Goncourt in 1911 for his novel Monsieur de Lourdines and Grand prix du roman de l'Académie française for La Brière in 1923.

After a visit to Germany in 1935 he became an enthusiastic advocate for Nazism.

Along with other Fernand de Brinon and Jacques Doriot to recruit volunteers to fight alongside the Germans in Russia. In 1945 he fled to Austria, where he lived under the alias Dr. Alfred Wolf until his death at a monastery in Kitzbühel.


  • 1908 : Le Baron de Puydreau (novella)
  • 1909 : Monsieur de Buysse (novella)
  • 1911 : Monsieur des Lourdines (novel - Prix Goncourt)
  • 1923 : La Brière (novel - Grand prix du roman de l'Académie française)
  • 1927 : La Meute
  • 1928 : Locronan
  • 1933 : La Réponse du Seigneur
  • 1937 : La Gerbe des forces
  • 1937 : Le bouquet fané
  • 1938 : Les pas ont chanté
  • 1953 : ...Des saisons et des jours... Journal de l'auteur, 1911-1924
  • 2004 : Fragments d'une confession – La sainteté

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