By Roberta Newnham
Aimed to coincide with the centenary of Malraux's start, André Malraux: An Age of Oppression is the 1st translation/annotated variation of Le Temps de mépris in a accomplished layout. the tale (with the emphasis upon the mental trauma suffered by way of a German political prisoner of the Nazis within the early Thirties) marks an important second in Malraux's literary oeuvre, and a prophetic perception into the historic implications of the location triumphing in pre-World conflict II Nazi Germany.
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