Posted on 19th October 2010

Posted by Sophie

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Fiction Uncovered by… Charles Fernyhough, writer

A Swiss Jew born in Corfu, Albert Cohen was always destined to be a literary outsider. Revered in France but neglected in English (not least because of its untranslatable title), Belle du Seigneur tells of a love affair between the engagingly deluded Solal and his paramour Ariane, wife of a colleague at the League of…