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Cé·line(sĕ-lēn′), Louis-Ferdinand Pen name of Louis-Ferdinand Destouches. 1894-1961.
French writer whose works, such as Journey to the End of the Night (1932), are noted for their pessimistic and antiheroic depictions of the modern world.
(Biography) Louis-Ferdinand (lwifɛrdinɑ̃), real name Louis-Ferdinand Destouches. 1894–1961, French novelist and physician; became famous with his controversial first novel Journey to the End of the Night (1932)
Louis-Ferdinand, (Louis F. Destouches), 1894–1961, French novelist and physician.