It was a countess who had turned out badly. A prostitute who was fond of the poets. A large living, obscene, and harum-scarum, that the Great War had thrown in a brothel in nice. Her name was Louise de Coligny-Châtillon, a descendant of the famous admiral huguenot – but it is up to Guillaume Apollinaire that she has the first name ” Lou “, who made his eternal reputation among fans of mad love.

She had made the acquaintance of the author of the “Eleven thousand yards” in September 1914, and William, a temperament that is very inflammable, and took fire-on-the-field. They revirent to Sospel to Antibes,…

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