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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Octave Feuillet (1821–1890)

Feuillet, Octave (fė-yā’). A distinguished French novelist; born at St. Lô, Aug. 11, 1821; died at Paris, Dec. 29, 1890. ‘The Great Old Man’ (1845) was his first story; but the ‘Romance of a Poor Young Man’ (1858), which was dramatized, first made him famous. Among his numerous other novels are: ‘The History of Sibylla’ (1862), a romance of mysticism; ‘Julia de Trécœur’ (1872), dramatized as ‘The Sphinx’; ‘A Marriage in High Life’ (1875); ‘Story of a Parisienne’; ‘La Morte’ (1886). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).