From the point of view of the French edition of Saint-Exupéry’s works things are moving – Gallimard is relaunching new editions of Saint-Exupéry’s novels in its folio collection. We begin with the new edition of Courrier Sud (Southern Mail). Saint-Exupéry’s first book and first success sold more than two million copies in France.


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Southern Mail tells the story of Jacques Bernis, an Aéropostale aviator, who carries the mail to South America. In the face of solitude and danger Jacques looks for meaning in his life.


To find out more about Southern Mail, go to 1929 in Saint-Exupéry’s chronology.


Note that in the folio version of Le Petit Prince the cover will remain unchanged.


Find out more : Gallimard.