BOOK CLUB: Fanny BY MARCEL PAGNOL
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Takes place on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 12.30 pm At Alliance Française de Los Angeles Join us for the Book club: Marius by Marcel Pagnol Marius, Fanny and César are three plays by Marcel Pagnol, author of the better known Manon des sources and Jean de Florette. The plays are sometimes called The Marseilles Trilogy. The trilogy follows the lives of Marius, his father César and his sweetheart Fanny. In the second play, Marius a pregnant Fanny marries Panisse, a man old enough to be her father, who loves Fanny enough to accept her child as his own and preserve her reputation (despite the paternity being an open secret). Marius returns from his travels some eighteen months later but Fanny will not desert Panisse.