25 April 2024, The Tablet

La douce turns sour

Focus on France

La douce turns sour

Rural France is looking increasingly rundown


TRAVELLING through provincial France outside the summer tourist season can be a depressing experience. The evidence of economic and social decline is visible everywhere.

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