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Five Frenchmen go off to war, two of them leaving behind a certain young woman who longs for their return. But the main character in 1914 is the Great War itself. Jean Echenoz, the multi-award-winning French literary magician whose work has been compared to Joseph Conrad and Lawrence Sterne, has brought that deathtrap back to life, leading us gently from a balmy summer day deep into the insatiable?and still unthinkable?carnage of trench warfare.

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In the hands of France’s literary magician Jean Echenoz, this exceedingly short, bare narrative — 118 pages, counting eight pages of translator’s notes — feels like an epic.

Book Details  

Publisher: The New Press (January 07, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 128 pages

Protection: Watermark

Language: English

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