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A Mystery on La Rue Le Sueur

From the secret diary of Anaïs Nin

Photo by Яна Гурская on Unsplash

June 13, 1940

I’ll admit, I was reluctant to attend the fête thrown by my cousin Auguste and his wife. Hugo and I had been hoping to escape Paris ahead of the nazi troops, which threatened to overtake her any day. Charlotte, however, insisted; we all knew how impossible it was to argue with her once she’d set her mind.




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