Fauques, Marianne-Agnès Pillement, Dame de (1721–1773)

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Fauques, Marianne-Agnès Pillement, Dame de (1721–1773)

French novelist. Born 1721 in Avignon, France; died 1773.

Forced by family to become a nun, had vows annulled after 10 years and moved to Paris; writings include Le Triomphe de l'amitié (1751), Abbassaï (1753), Les Préjugés trop bravés et trop suivis (1755), La Dernière guerre des bêtes (1758), L'Histoire de Mme la marquise de Pompadour (1759), Le danger des préjugés, ou les memoires de Mlle d'Oran (1774) and Dialogues moraux et amusants (1777).

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