Of Grave Concern

Dalrymple writes at Taki’s Magazine on one of his favorite places to visit, Père-Lachaise cemetery in Paris, where one encounters the graves of all manner of interesting people:

There are Iranian communists, Palestinian terrorists, Armenian writers in exile, Spanish aristocrats, and—of special resonance for me—the consul general and chargé d’affaires of Liberia in Haiti, both countries for which I have a weakness, a man with the wonderful name of Dupré Barbancourt.

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