Liberté, Égalité and Fraternité

This week, Lucy Dallas and Alex Clark are joined by Tom Seymour Evans to head for the beaches of Fire Island, and the TLS’s French editor Russell Williams surveys the country’s philosophical and political landscape, past and present.

‘Fire Island: Love, loss and liberation in an American paradise’ by Jack Parlett

’The French Mind: 400 years of romance, revolution and renewal’ by Peter Watson

‘France: An adventure history’ by Graham Robb

Produced by Sophia Franklin

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