Albert Camus

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Another famous figure who found refuge in Lourmarin is Albert Camus, a French-Algerian writer who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957 at the age of 44, the second youngest recipient in history (Rudyard Kipling was 42). His best-known works, including The Stranger (1942) and The Plague (1947), are exemplars of absurdism. Camus died in a car accident […]

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Bienvenue à Lourmarin!

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  Lourmarin is an ideal base for your vacation to Provence. It is set among vineyards, olive groves, almond trees, fields of wild herbs and, in the summer months, brilliantly coloured rows of lavender and sunflowers. Located in the heart of Provence, amid a multitude of picturesque villages perched on hilltops, it is midway between […]

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