Pierre Boulle
1912-1994
 

Pierre Fran├žois Marie Louis Boulle was born in Avignon, France. He was an author and engineer. During the Second World War, he served as a spy in Singapore. He is best known for his novels The Bridge Over the River Kwai and Planet of the Apes which were both made into films.

 

Titles and year of publication:  

 1) Not the Glory (Also published as: William Conrad [1955]; and as: Spy Converted [1960])  1955 (France 1950)
 2) Face of a Hero (Also published as: Saving Face [1956])  1956 (France 1953)
 3) A Noble Profession (Also published as: For a Noble Cause [1961])  1960 (France 1960)
 4) The Executioner (Also published as : The Chinese Executioner [1962])  1961 (France 1954)
 5) The Photographer (Also published as: An Impartial Eye [1968])  1967 (France 1967)
 6) East of the Jungle  1972 (France 1972)
 7) Desperate Games  1973 (France 1973)
 8) The Virtues of Hell  1974 (France 1974)

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