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Pierre Boulle

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Pierre Boulle was born in 1912 at Avignon. Boulle spent the Second World War fighting in Yunnan, Calcutta and Indo-Chine, where he was captured by the Japanese. After the war he lived in Malaya, the Cameroons and, finally, Paris, where he settled until his death in 1994.

Books by Pierre Boulle

Planet of the Apes

A chilling dystopian vision of the ultimate role reversal, a cult hit since the 1960s

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