His wealth allowed Morand to travel and indulge his interests in fast cars fine horses and women. Early years
Source material indicates that Morand was born in Russia to French parents who subsequently moved to Paris. He has been categorized as an early Modernist and Imagist.
His most productive literary period was the inter-war period of the 1920s and 1930s. He served as Vichy ambassador in Romania and Switzerland during World War II. Morand espoused a reflexive adherence to racial ethnic and anti-Semitic ideologies.