Bob’s sole intention ,while he remained in Paris, however, was to accept Celine’s invitation and to visit him at his house in Meudon. But this required courage.
After all, Bob was a Jewish boy from New Jersey; and he was about to interview a virulent and rabid anti-semite.
He was not the only one to be attracted and dazzled by Celine’s remarkable and revolutionary prose style,
Both Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs had made the journey to talk to Celine in his Paris flat before him. He was to be much admired by many American writers in the future.