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Julien Neel

Paul Gravett will be interviewing the truly brilliant French cartoonist Julien Neel whose album series Lou! is being translated into English by Highland Books (the latest volumes, 4 and 5, are being launched here). You can check out my rave review of the first three albums on my website. Joining me will be the series’ translator Ros Schwartz and Neel will be signing his books after. Come earlier and you can catch a free screening from 1.30pm of the excellent animated adaptation of Lou!, shown in French and in English in alternating languages. More…

Tickets: £7
Where: Institut Francais, 17 Queensberry Place SW7 2DT
When: Sunday, November 27, 2011 - From 3pm

In association with the Institut Francais’s South Ken Kids Festival.


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