Renowned French writer Jean D’Ormesson is dead at 92

France loves its intellectuals and writers as perhaps no other country does, and one of its favourites has died. Jean D’Ormesson, once the youngest member of the Academie Française, passed away early Tuesday at the age of 92. D’Ormesson died of a heart attack, after a long battle with bladder cancer. A member of the French…

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