O is for Ocean, Octopuses, (and Motorcycles): Mandiargues, the Champion of Story of O

André Pieyre de Mandiargues (1909–91) was a French writer of the fantastic whose prolific output included poems, plays, essays, novels, and short stories. Born in Paris he became an associate of the Surrealists and married the Italian painter Bona Tibertelli de Pisis. He was a particularly close friend of the painter Leonor Fini whose feathered … Continue reading O is for Ocean, Octopuses, (and Motorcycles): Mandiargues, the Champion of Story of O

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