MAN’S FATE (LA CONDITION HUMAINE) [Andre Malraux] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Man’s Fate is about the failed communist. PROFILE of Andre Malraux, the French novelist, author of “La Condition Humaine .” The phrase “la condition humane” immediately entered the French language. Man’s Fate is a novel written by André Malraux about the failed communist revolution that occurred in Shanghai in , and the existential quandaries.

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In real life of course Zhou en Lai survived and lived to reunite with Malraux in when Malraux was visiting China on malrax mission for de Gaulle. Les mains sales Jean-Paul Sartre. Better World Books Condition: Currently the Chevalier translation is the only one still in regular print.

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What can I say? S’il existe un but de la souffrance, sera-t-elle raisonnable? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ships from Reno, NV.

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It took me several weeks to find the courage to write this review. On a larger, conxition political level, it chronicles the machinations of Russia, the Kuomintang, European industrialists and bankers, and finally the nascent Communist party of China as they decide the fate of the insurgency and the workers and peasants who support it. His disdain for French banking interests is also made quite clear, especially at the end. Kyo Gisors is the commander of the revolt and believes that every person should choose his own meaning, not be governed by any external forces.


Historically, it’s a very interesting book.

The novel is about the failed communist insurrection in Shanghai inand the existential quandaries facing a diverse group of people associated with the revolution. Antiquariat Anna Petri Published: Heavy wear to cover. Malraux’s incurssion into the human’s nature, his reflections on our destiny and our race’s uumaine is what in my mind constitutes the main value of this book.

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Ships from the UK. Pages separating at spine. In terms of plot, it’s a fictionalize Man’s Fate La Condition humaine might be a classic example of a book that’s more talked about than read. Mqlraux Malraux is not something you do for leisure. Malraux’s “Man’s Fate” is a classic French existential novel of the s.

I do the opposite. Later he would organize and command an air division on the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War.


GisorsChen a fanatic who idealizes deathKatov, the Russian to This novel is widely regarded as the magnum opus of Andre Malraux.

,a didn’t feel Malraux understood China enough to write a novel set in it. As a novel of ideas, it unquestionably has moments of brilliance.

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Man’s Fate by André Malraux

Livre De Poche, Mar 05, P. There’s a suicide bomber and a confidence man straight out of Melville. Editions Livre de poche The only thing Chinese were some people’s names. D Trebuie sa recunosc ca lectura mi s-a parut greoaie in prima parte… dar lucrurile s-au fluidizat pe parcurs, totul terminandu-se in ton cu seninatatea lui Gisors. La vie devant soi Romain Gary. For the last 60 years, French lit undergraduates had found themselves reading this classic at some point usually quite early in their academic careers.