Unforgiving Years

Unforgiving Years

Book - 2008
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"Victor Serge's final novel is here translated into English for the first time. The book is divided into four sections. In the first, D, a lifelong revolutionary who has broken with the Communist Party and expects retribution at any moment, flees through the streets of prewar Paris, haunted by the ghosts of his past and his fears for the future. Part two finds D's friend and fellow revolutionary Daria caught up in the defense of a besieged Leningrad, the horrors and heroism of which Serge brings to terrifying life. The third part is set in Germany. On a dangerous assignment behind the lines, Daria finds herself in a city destroyed by both Allied bombing and Nazism, where the populace now confronts the prospect of total defeat. The novel closes in Mexico, in a remote and prodigiously beautiful part of the New World where D and Daria are reunited, hoping that they may at last have escaped the grim reckonings of their modern era."--BOOK JACKET
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, 2008
Description: xxvi, 341 p
ISBN: 9781590172476
1590172477
Branch Call Number: Serg
Additional Contributors: Greeman, Richard.

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