“The end of her life was terrible. She who had been the most beautiful and most desired women of her time became a half-mad woman driven by a mania for walking...
... for hours and hours she would walk, coming back to her house only when the dawn was beginning to disperse the darkness she now cherished”.
ANDRE CASTELOT on LOUISE PHILEPPES
André Castelot, born André Storms (23 January 1911, Antwerp– 18 July 2004, Neuilly-sur-Seine) was a French writer, historian and scriptwriter born in Belgium. He was the son of the Symbolist painter Maurice Chabas and Gabrielle Storms-Castelot, and the brother of the film actor Jacques Castelot. He wrote more than one hundred books, mostly biographies of famous people.