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8 December 2015


A photograph of Jacqueline Mesnil-Amar that we reproduce in the book. It was taken during the war and, bitterly ironically, has a look of a Michelangelo Madonna. (Her real name was Amar; Mesnil-Amar was a pseudonym she invented, the Mesnil being taken from the name of the village where her parents had their country house.)

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