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French poet’s suicide letter goes under hammer

/ 04:24 PM November 05, 2018

A letter written by nineteenth century French poet Charles Baudelaire announcing his intention to kill himself sold at auction on Sunday for 234,000 euros ($267,000), three times the expected price. Image: AFP/Jacques Demarthon

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