Wednesday 22 October 2014

France Book Tours

Charleville and Rimbaud – the uneasy relationship
 of a town and its most famous son


Barbara Scott Emmett

Delirium - bustJean-Nicolas-Arthur Rimbaud was born on 20th October 1854 in a flat above a bookshop in the Rue Napoléon, Charleville. 

Now called Charleville-Mézières, the poet’s birthplace is a provincial town in northern France and is the setting for my novel Delirium: The Rimbaud Delusion. 

The novel’s protagonist, Andrea, visits Rimbaud’s old haunts and sits, as she says ‘in the exact space Rimbaud once sat in, the molecules of my body mingling with the memory of his.’

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Read Emma's insightful review of Delirium here.

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1 comment:

Emma barrie said...

This was lovely thanks for sharing