Pierre (Pseudonym of Pierre Fournier) Gascar Critical Essays

Introduction

Gascar, Pierre (Pseudonym of Pierre Fournier) 1916–

Gascar is a French novelist who began his writing career as a journalist. The influence of his experience as a German prisoner of war during the Second World War is felt throughout his work. Gascar's fictional world is one of cruelty and hostility, the tone of his work is pessimistic and despairing.