THE RED LILY
By Anatole France
The real name of the subject of this preface is Jacques-Anatole
Thibault. He was born in Paris, April 16, 1844,
the son of a bookseller of the Quai Malaquais, in
The works of the French novelist and essayist Anatole France (1844-1924) combine classical purity of style with penetrating flashes of irony. He is a major figure in the tradition of liberal humanism ...