France: Nicolas Sarkozy publishes his "Passions" in an unexpected book

Nobody was waiting for it, Nicolas Sarkozy publishes a new book that will be published this Thursday, June 27th. The literary and judicial agendas meet for the former president who has just learned that he has been sent to the correctional service for corruption in the case ...


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The former President of the Republic, Nicolas Sarkozy, at Roland Garros on March 21, 2019. REUTERS / Charles Platiau

Nobody was waiting for him, Nicolas Sarkozy publishes a new book that is published this Thursday, June 27th. The literary and judicial agendas meet for the former president who has just learned of his referral for corruption in the so-called "wiretapping" case.

Nicolas Sarkozy returns ... in bookstores. With a book, it is said, " very personal " with the evocative title: Passions (editions of the Observatory). A book whose publication was a surprise as the secret on the preparation of this book had been well kept.

The former French president explained the goal on his Twitter account: " Writing memoirs was not my goal. I preferred to talk about what I lived ... Talk about life . Political life but not only.

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Nicolas Sarkozy (@NicolasSarkozy) June 21, 2019

Nicolas Sarkozy discusses his personal life, his life as a couple, his divorce from Cecilia, his meeting with Carla and looks back on his career until his election in May 2007, his relationship with Jacques Chirac, Francois Mitterrand, Fran├žois Fillon, Alain Juppe. ..

But also with Emmanuel Macron who has had an attention that touched the former president by sending two police bikers to accompany the body of his mother at his funeral.

It is not a matter of memories, but of " confidences " to those Frenchmen whom he says "to love so much ", at the moment when justice has just announced that he will be judged for corruption . A first for a French head of state. And a new chapter in the life of Nicolas Sarkozy.

ref: rfi