[ilds] Ludo Chardenon

James Gifford james.d.gifford at gmail.com
Sat Oct 24 07:09:22 PDT 2015

There are references to Chardenon still selling herbs from his stall and 
by mail across the 1980s (the latest I spotted is from the West Coast 
Review of Books, from right here), but I haven't seen anything later 
than 1989...  He's thanked for providing bibliographical information in 
the ILDS Herald 15/16 (1993), but I haven't seen anything past that date:


I didn't spot anything in MacNiven's biography either.  I'd assume he's 
no longer with us, but perhaps our listserv members in France know more?

All best,

On 2015-10-24 6:18 AM, Merrianne Timko wrote:
> Does anyone know what happened to Ludo Chardenon, the “herb man” and a
> culinary compatriot of Durrell in Provence? I’d hoped to find some clues
> or an obit online.
> I am revising a draft article based on the presentation I did in
> Vancouver in 2014 regarding Durrell’s depiction of provençale cuisine in
> /Monsieur/, and would greatly appreciate this information.
> Merrianne Timko
> Houston, Texas
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