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Après moi, le déluge (2007), Lluïsa Cunillé Salgado

Après moi, le déluge (2008), translated by Sharon G. Feldman

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The title (in English ‘after me, the flood’) is often attributed to Louis XV of France.  It is a phrase that President Mobutu used during his dictatorial reign in Zaire between 1965 and 1997, to warn of the implications of overthrowing him.


Entry written by Gwynneth Dowling. Last updated on 27 October 2011.

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