The Man Who Made France Old

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20070712

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Merimee, the creator of Carmen

Writers Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee go on the trail of Prosper Merimee, author of the novella Carmen.

He was employed in the 1830s as Inspector General of Historical Monuments, saving many of the sites that tourists to France enjoy today.

1/2. Merimee, the creator of Carmen

Writers Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee go on the trail of Prosper Merimee, author of the novella Carmen. He was employed in the 1830s as Inspector General of Historical Monuments, saving many of the sites that tourists to France enjoy today.

20070719

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Merimee, the Patron Saint of Tourists

Writers Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee visit Saumur and Chinon on the trail of Prosper Merimee, author of the novella Carmen, who was employed in the 1830s as Inspector General of Historical Monuments.

2/2. Merimee, the Patron Saint of Tourists

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Famed for his novella Carmen, Prosper Merimee also saved France's tourist sites.

Writers Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee go on the trail of Prosper Merimee, author of the novella Carmen. He was employed in the 1830s as Inspector General of Historical Monuments, saving many of the sites that tourists to France enjoy today.

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Merimee, the creator of Carmen

Writers Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee go on the trail of Prosper Merimee, author of the novella Carmen.

He was employed in the 1830s as Inspector General of Historical Monuments, saving many of the sites that tourists to France enjoy today.

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Writers Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee visit Saumur and Chinon on the trail of Prosper Merimee, author of the novella Carmen, who was employed in the 1830s as Inspector General of Historical Monuments.

Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee visit Saumur and Chinon on the trail of Prosper Merimee.