Last year, on 15 April exactly, the whole world was in shock upon seeing images of Notre-Dame de Paris in flames. The profound emotion felt around the world upon seeing images of Notre-Dame in flames opens up a series of questions: Why was everyone so deeply moved? What makes Notre-Dame, the soul of a nation and a symbol of human achievement?
In answer, Agnès Poirier turns to the defining moments in Notre-Dame’s history in her recently published Notre-Dame: The Soul of France (Oneworld Editions). Hear Agnès Poirier in an exclusive interview made last March when we paid tribute to Notre-Dame de Paris at the Institut français.
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