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3:AM Podcast: Céline

Louis-Ferdinand Céline was the pen name of Louis Ferdinand Destouches (27 May 1894 – 1 July 1961). He was a French novelist, pamphleteer and physician. He is best known for his novels Journey to the End of the Night and Death on Credit, obscene, frightening and comic masterpieces that changed the face of 20th century literature.

Gerard Connolly is a librarian and scholar, researching writers and the Great War at the National Centre for Franco-Irish Studies at ITT, Dublin. He takes 3:AM Magazine on a tour of some of the Parisian locations important to Céline’s life and work.

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ABOUT THE INTERVIEWER
Curator of the 3:AM Podcast series, Adam Biles is a Paris-based writer and translator. His first novel, Grey Cats, has just been released by 3:AM Press.

First published in 3:AM Magazine: Thursday, December 6th, 2012.