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Other to themselves

Voir Marseille et MourirHow did Charleville-Mézières, best known as Arthur Rimbaud’s ville natale but reviled by the poet as ‘the stupidest of small provincial towns’, become the international centre of puppetry? Article in the Times Literary Supplement 27 September 2013.

Photo: ‘See Marseille and die: portrait of Jean Claude Izzo, Louise Michel and Arthur Rimbaud’, poster by Happy Fingers photographed in Charleville, September 2011.