Aymé, Marcel 1902–1967
Aymé was a French dramatist, novelist, short story writer, journalist, and writer of books for children. His fictional subject is often the common man, his fictional setting, a simple rural one. Aymé was able to integrate the supernatural into the fabric of everyday reality, offering a flight into the imaginary and the absurd. He experimented with a variety of narrative styles, revealing a strong imagination and independence of thought.