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Le Livre de Poche Clochemerle

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Gabriel Chevallier's delightful novel Clochemerle satirizes the titanic confrontation of secular and religious forces in a small wine-growing village in Beaujolais. The eruption begins when the socialist mayor decides that he wants to leave behind a monument to his administration's achievements. He takes as his model the ancient Romans, who were famous for two things: hygiene and noble edifices.

Thus, he decides to unite the two concepts...by constructing a public urinal in the centre of town. There is one problem, however. The chosen locale is next to the village church, and this outrages the ecclesiastical party.

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Series Le Livre de Poche Title Clochemerle
Subject French Language French
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date January 1980 Authors Gabriel Chevallier
Binding Paperback Pages 384
Size(mm) 110x178 Weight (gms) 201
ESB Code 5441 ISBN 9782253005636
Inspection Copy No Delivery Limited Stock
  Price £9.80

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