He was the personal secretary of Charles de Gaulle from 1944 to 1949, before becoming a cinema critic and arts person of Figaro. He was the author of several novels and essays, and co-scripted the movie of his father's novel Thérèse Desqueyroux. He also wrote a study of the novelist Marcel Proust whose great niece was his wife. He was also a close friend of French philosopher Michel Foucault.
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