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Unforgiving Years (1971) [Novel]
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The book is arranged into four sections, like the panels of an immense mural or the movements of a symphony. 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.

Original title: Les Années sans pardon
Original languages: French


Genre: FictionHistoricalWorld War IIGeneral
FictionHistoricalEuropean20th Century

Edition #1: Unforgiving Years

Unforgiving Years (2008)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Richard Greeman
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Unforgiving Years (February 19, 2008)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 9781590172476
Dimensions: 4.9 x 7.9 x 0.9 in
Pages: 368

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