The presentation of the book “Under the Pale Lithuanian Sky” by the French journalist and traveler Jean Mauclère


On January 18, at The Valdas Adamkus Presidential Library-Museum, the presentation of Jean Mauclère’s book “Under the Pale Lithuanian Sky” (Sous le ciel pâle de Lithuanie) took place. J. Mauclère, a French journalist, writer, and traveler, wrote this book after his visit to Lithuania in 1925. During the presentation, there was a discussion about the Lithuania that J. Mauclère saw in 1925 and 1930 when he visited the country, and the impressions he documented in the award-winning book. The event was attended by the book’s translator, Prof. Genovaitė Dručkutė, and historian Dr. Asta Petraitytė-Briedienė. The moderator for the event was journalist Valdas Puteikis.

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