Claude Lanzmann - The Patagonian Hare
Released: 03/02/2012 Atlantic BooksThe French director of the iconic, if lengthy, holocaust documentary Shoah has his bestselling memoir translated into English. Anecdotes include fighting for the French resistance, an affair with Simone de Beauvoir, befriending Sartre and becoming editor for Les Temps modernes, all before the age of 30. For more information visit: http://www.atlantic-books.co.uk/our_books/browse_catalogue.asp?css=1&edition=2538 Buy: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1848873603/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=cul…
New Statesman“A breathless book...” The zest for adventure is compelling, the writing - beautifully translated by Frank Wynne - fluent and inventive, the character and topographical sketches dazzling, the action sequences enthralling...
The Telegraph“Surprisingly and triumphantly – a childlike celebration of life...” At an obvious level, The Patagonian Hare is about death – of six million Jews, of the Resistance fighters alongside whom Lanzmann fought, of the men and women he has loved, pre-eminent among them Jean-Paul Sartre...
The Independent“Lanzmann wears his learning lightly...” He moves backwards and forwards in time – gossipy, self-aggrandising, name-dropping but never less than entertaining and occasionally compelling...
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