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Marcel Prévost (1862–1941)

Prévost, Eugène Marcel (prā-vō’). A French novelist; born at Paris, May 1, 1862; died in 1941. His first story, ‘The Scorpion’ (1887), the tragic history of a clerical tutor in a Jesuit school, made a deep impression. It was followed by ‘Our Helpmate: Provincials and Parisiennes’ (1885); ‘Chonchette’ (1888); ‘Mlle. Jaufre’ (1889), perhaps his best work; ‘Cousin Laura: Stage Morality’ (1890); ‘A Lover’s Confession’ (1891); ‘Women’s Letters’ (1892); ‘A Woman’s Autumn’ (1893); ‘The Mill at Nazareth’ (1894); ‘The Demi-Virgins’ (1894); ‘More of the Women’s Letters’ (1894); ‘Abbot Pierre’; ‘Monsieur and Madame Moloch’ (1906).