Turn of the Wheel ePub download
by P. Wiles,Roger Vailland
- ISBN: 0313200149
- ISBN13: 978-0313200144
- ePub: 1436 kb | FB2: 1433 kb
- Language: English French
- Publisher: Greenwood Press; New edition edition (January 1, 1978)
- Pages: 179
- Rating: 4.3/5
- Votes: 246
- Format: lrf txt docx doc
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Roger Matthews, 9th New York Volunteers. September 17, 1862, 5:30 . Sharpsburg, Maryland. I freely admit I spent as much of today as possible in my tent, cowering from the incessant boom of artillery fire, followed by the muffled crack of rifle shots. The noise was a drumbeat, a roll call, a tattoo leading up to the denouement that I would have to face eventually. All morning, Col. Hawkins received reports of the engagement with the enemy in a cornfield below a German Baptist church.
Home Vailland, Roger Turn of the Wheel. Translated by Peter Wiles. Fine book in a fine dust jacket. Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1962. Condition: Fine Hardcover.
Roger Vailland (16 October 1907 - 12 May 1965) was a French novelist, essayist, and screenwriter. Vailland was born in Acy-en-Multien, Oise. His novels include the prize winning Drôle de jeu (1945), Les mauvais coups (1948), Un jeune homme seul (1951), 325 000 francs (1955), and La loi (1957), winner of the Prix Goncourt. His screenplays include Les liaisons dangereuses (with Claude Brûlé and Roger Vadim, 1959) and Le vice et la vertu (with Vadim, 1962). He died, aged 57, in Meillonnas, Ain.
The grotesque game of the Law, played in the taverns of southern Italy, is but a shadow of an even fiercer attitude to life-a potent metaphor for a vigorously hierarchical view of existence which rules over the mezzogiorno, the noonday culture of southern Italy.
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The grotesque game of the Law, played in the taverns of southern Italy, is but a shadow of an even fiercer attitude to life-a potent metaphor for a vigorously hierarchical view of existence which rules over the "mezzogiorno, the noonday culture of southern Italy
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