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J. K. Huysmans

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Full Name: Charles-Marie-Georges Huysmans
Born: February 5, 1848
Paris, France
Died: May 12, 1907
Paris, France
Occupation: Writer, Civil Servant
Nationality: French


French novelist also known as Joris-Karl Huysmans. He is most famous for the novel Á Rebours (1884, published in English as Against the Grain or Against Nature) which was the inspiration for Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray. He supported himself by a 30-year career in the French civil service.

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