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Octave Mirbeau
Born (1848-02-16)16 February 1848
Trévières, France
Died 16 February 1917(1917-02-16) (aged 69)
Paris, France
Occupation Novelist, Playwright, Journalist, Pamphleteer
Genre novel, comedy, chronicles, art critic
Literary movement Impressionism, Expressionism
Notable works Le Journal d’une femme de chambre (1900)
Les affaires sont les affaires (1903)

Murder is born of love, and love attains the greatest intensity in murder.
When one tears away the veils and shows them naked, people's souls give off such a pungent smell of decay.
Octave Mirbeau
The greatest danger of bombs is in the explosion of stupidity that they provoke.
Octave Mirbeau