1886 – 1914
A ÉCRIT LE GRAND MEAULNES
AVANT DE DISPARAÎTRE SUR LES-HAUTS-DE-MEUSE
LE 22 SEPTEMBRE 1914
"Je cherche quelque chose de plus mystérieuse encore"'
2 rue Cassini, where Alain-Fournier wrote Le Grand Meaulnes (1913), the only novel he completed before being killed in World War I at the age of twenty-eight. The novel remains one of the most popular ever written in French literature, and only just managed to miss the Goncourt.