Michael Rosen – The Guardian Review September 25, 2018

Europe’s charnel house Michael Rosen celebrates the work of the French first world war poet, Marcel Martinet In 1919, France’s foremost literary prize, the Prix Goncourt, was won by Proust. One of the runners-up was Marcel Martinet with La Maison à l’Abri (“The House out of Harm’s Reach”). It’s a novel about the first world war seen through the eyes of a group of tenants living in the same house, and George Paizis’ account of the book…

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