Louis-Ferdinand Celine

Art and Artists: A Moral Dilemma

Art and Artists: A Moral Dilemma

Halfway through my first reading of Journey to the End of the Night by Louis-Ferdinand Céline, I was crestfallen to learn that during the Second World War, the French author published a trilogy of pamphlets revealing himself to be a fervent partisan of fascism, a supporter of the German occupation and a rabid anti-Semite.