The Grand Neglect

January 2, 2013 | 1 book mentioned

The story behind Le Grand Meaulnes, the neglected French classic that was beloved by Henry Miller, name-dropped by Jack Kerouac, and a potential inspiration for the title of The Great Gatsby.

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