'Fantastic Mr Quentin Blake' interviewed in 'Charlie Hebdo'
Monday 9th September 2013
French-language satirical magazine 'Charlie Hebdo' devotes the centre-spread of the 21 August issue to an interview with Quentin.
Charlie Hebdo journalists spoke to Quentin at his studio in the south-west of France, where he spends several months each year when not in London. He discussed his long career as an illustrator, including French projects such as producing drawings for Cyrano de Bergerac's 'Voyages to the Moon and the Sun', Hugo's 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and, most recently Voltaire's 'Candide' (all published by The Folio Society); to filling the whole of the new maternity unit at Angers University Hospital with specially commissioned works.
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