Le Grand Meaulnes [Essay]

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Writer Michele Roberts assesses the impact of Alain-Fournier's Le Grand Meaulnes.

Among the memorable publishing highlights of 1913 Paris, Alain-Fournier's Le Grand Meaulnes has become one of France's best-loved and most revered novels. Writer Michele Roberts looks at why it occupies such a privileged place in French hearts, and assesses the cultural and literary landscape from which it emerged.

Producer: Sara Davies.