French author hold talks on life of Yersin

During ‘French Week’ that opened in Da Lat flower city recently, readers had a talk with leading French author Patrick Deville, who has written the novel ‘Yersin-Peste et Cholera’.

The Vietnamese version of the novel was introduced to the public in Vietnam by Young Publishing House on occasion of the 70th death anniversary of Yersin.

At the meeting, Patrick Deville gave readers a lot of interesting background of the contents of the book including details of Dr Yersin's life and his strong connection with Da Lat.

‘French Week’ opened in Da Lat flower city on December 9 to mark 40 years of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and France.

By B. Nguyen – Translated by Uyen Phuong

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