Adulate René Char and betray him

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Georges Mounin was 28 when he first met René Char. We are in 1938. Mounin (pen name of Louis Leboucher) will soon be mobilized. He begins to read Char. Its membership seems to have been as dazzling as it is complete. Five years later, he will decide to admit it to her: “We don’t often have the opportunity to say thank you to those who help us to live.”

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