The Lost Estate

The Lost Estate

Pocket Penguins Book 19

by Henri Alain-Fournier

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 26/05/2016

  $12.99
He too began to chase the great pierrot through the corridors of the chateau...

A novel of desperate yearning and vanished adolescence, the story of Meaulnes and his restless search for a lost, enchanted world has the atmosphere of a dream and the purity of a fairy tale.

ISBN:
9780241258910
9780241258910
Category:
Classic fiction
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
26-05-2016
Language:
English
Publisher:
Penguin Books, Limited
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
256
Dimensions (mm):
183x140x16mm
Weight:
0.15kg
Henri Alain-Fournier

Alain-Fournier was born in 1886, the son of a country school-master.

He was educated at Brest and in Paris, where he met and fell in love with the original Yvonne, who influenced his whole life and work.

The Lost Estate (Le Grand Meaulnes), his only completed novel, was published in 1912. Two years later, Alain-Fournier was killed in action on the Western Front.

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