Charles Ofaire, bilingual (see below) author, critic, journalist and essayist from the jurassic borderland between France and Switzerland, is an author of novels like »Pour elle seule« and »Jesalé«, as well as of plays like »La céne de mére« and »Der letzte Auftritt des Herrn Mercier«.

Charles Ofaire has translated Sigmund Freud and Franz Kafka into French, and Barbey d’Aurevilly and Charles Nodier into German. He was involved in commenting and editing the nine-volume edition of the »Correspendance Générale« of Barbey.  – Among several publications on french literature and music, he also has done some directing, like: »La Damnation de Faust« by Hector Berlioz.

Charles Ofaire is a member of Société des Ecrivains Normands and was decorated with the Prix Barbey d’Aurevilly, the Palmes Académiques and the Légion d’Honneur.