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Andre Malraux By Curtis Cate

Andre Malraux
by Curtis Cate

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A biography of the French writer Andre Malraux, a man of action with a complex and tragic private life.
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Andre Malraux: A Biography by Curtis Cate

No modern French writer has aroused as much passion as Andre Malraux, who combined a life of action worthy of Indiana Jones with a political and literary career of extreme controversy. His capture, after a spectacular temple-robbery in Cambodia, made him a left-wing "cause celebre" and established his opposition to colonial regimes. In the Spanish civil war he led a flamboyant air squadron, and later he became one of De Gaulle's strongest supporters, and was often seen as a traitor to his revolutionary ideals. Literary intellectual, dealer in erotica, financial spectulator, admirer of Trotsky, winner of the Prix Goncourt for "La Condition Humaine", a man with a complex and tragic private life, Malraux was in every way larger than life.

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GOR002650228
Andre Malraux: A Biography by Curtis Cate
Curtis Cate
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Cornerstone
1995-07-20
480
0091748569
9780091748562
N/A
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