Christopher Tayler: Hergé’s Redemption, 7 June 2012
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“... psychic aftershocks of the liberation, took their toll. For a while he considered moving to Argentina and wrote to a Rexist journalist, who’d moved there in a hurry, to ask about children’s weeklies under Perón. In the late 1940s and 1950s he had several depressive breakdowns, usually heading to Switzerland – he liked the village of Gland and ...”