Colette Audry

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Colette Audry (6 July 1906 – 20 October 1990) was a French novelist, screenwriter, and critic.

Audry was born in Orange, Vaucluse. She won the Prix Médicis for the autobiographical novel Derrière la baignoire (Behind the Bathtub). As a screenwriter she first gained acclaim for The Battle for the Railway and also wrote for her sister Jacqueline.[1] In politics she was a member of the Anti-Stalinist left (she was a member of the Workers and Peasants' Socialist Party) and an associate to Simone de Beauvoir.[2] She died at Issy-les-Moulineaux, aged 84.

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