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Raboliot is a French novel, written by Maurice Genevoix, published in 1925. It evokes the life of a poacher from Sologne. Considered his greatest work, it won the Prix Goncourt in 1925. The name Raboliot means "wild rabbit" in French.[1]


The novel is set in the country-side around Lamotte-Beuvron and Brinon-sur-Sauldre, and deals with the relationship between landowners and poor people in the years after World War I.[1]


Several adaptations for the screen have been made - these include Jacques Daroy's version of 1946, with Julien Bertheau as Raboliot, and a 2008 version directed by Jean-Daniel Verhaege which starred Thierry Frémont as Raboliot.


  1. ^ a b Garrett, Martin (2011). The Loire: A Cultural History. Oxford University Press. p. 75. ISBN 0199768390. Retrieved 24 April 2012.