In June 2021, the website of the Brazilian daily
revealed that the “Museu George Bernanos”, established in Barbacena, in the house where the novelist lived between 1940 and 1945, had been closed due to the collapse of the roof, structural cracking, land subsidence and fire hazards.
The objects and souvenirs exhibited in the rooms where the Bernanos, father, mother and children, lived through long months of melancholy exile have been sheltered at the Maison de la culture.
Digital event of the literary Figaro: "How to get published?"
In the secret of publishing houses ”
Chez Bernanos, Dr. Delbende, inseparable from the priest
Farewell, old dear house of the Croix-des-Âmes!
Soon, no one will remember that it was here that Stefan Zweig, also exiled in Brazil, came to visit his French colleague in January or February 1942, shortly before his suicide.
It's a shame when you consider that the Austrian writer's house in Petropolis, long abandoned, was renovated into a memorial in 2012;
a shame when we know that the translations of the novels and essays by Bernanos published by Éditions É Realizações
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