Augustin Meaulnes is a new arrival at the village school run by Francois Seurel's parents.
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Francois Seurel, whose best friend Augustin Meaulnes has despaired of finding again the magical lost domain and the beautiful girl he fell in love with there.
Meaulnes has gone to Paris to search for her, leaving Francois to settle back into his studies.
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.
Writer Michele Roberts assesses the impact of Alain-Fournier's Le Grand Meaulnes.