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French Father Alain Elkann

French Father

Alain Elkann

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ISBN : 9781306946629
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The French Father centres on a dialogue between two men buried alongside each other in the Parisian cemetery of Montparnasse - now companions in the afterlife. One man, the authors father, is strict, upper middle class, and a firm believer in theMoreThe French Father centres on a dialogue between two men buried alongside each other in the Parisian cemetery of Montparnasse - now companions in the afterlife. One man, the authors father, is strict, upper middle class, and a firm believer in the values and principles of the grande bourgeoisie. The other is the artist Roland Topor, screenwriter of Polanskis The Tenant - unconventional, exuberant and creative.Elkann finds harmony in the clashing proximity of his stern father and the unruly artist. What might have been a story of grief becomes one of peaceful vitality united through a shared inheritance and faith. From the Trade Paperback edition.