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Françoise Sagan

(1935-2004)

Tired of the crowd of Saint Tropez, Françoise Sagan rents in July 1959, The Manoir du Breuil in Equemauville, between Honfleur and Deauville. She frequented the gaming tables of the Casino de Deauville, played with passion and on the night of August 7 to 8, 1959, won 8 million Francs. With this sum she buys the manor and becomes the owner “… of what was to be and remains my only asset on earth: a house still run down, located twelve kilometers from Deauville. "From this lucky day, Deauville and Françoise Sagan adopted each other, in the passion of the game and horse racing, the taste of parties shared with friends and the pleasure of breaks allowing to dream on the vast beach of Deauville, in all seasons.

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