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Paul Nizan

Nizan’s politics took a number of sporadic turns throughout the course of his life, with Sartre noting that Nizan in his youth had vacillated between fascist and communist sympathies, attracted to both extremes of the political spectrum.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Within the party, Nizan wrote extensively for official communist publications and had his works sold in party bookstores, although his most celebrated work today is his fiction.

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Les jeux de Thoreau et de Nizan sont identiques. Il est bref et efficace. Hazzem rated it it was ok May 17, The book is a travelogue of sorts and is an intellectual araiba as well that merges the exitentialist style of Camus with the wanderlust of Kerouac. Agabia substantial part of my objection is philosophical rather than strictly literary, which seems fair, given that this is a novel with pretty explicit philosophical ambition.


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Nizan does quote from one traveler who saw some beauty there, but that was long before the Turks arrived. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Nizan was born to a middle-class family, his father having worked in rail prior to the First World War. He was pilloried as a “traitor” for this action.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Lists with This Book. Nizan is pretty pro-violence, nizaj I don’t think this is excused by his being motivated by his anti-colonialism and anti-capitalism. Ara rated it it was amazing Aug 01, Thomas Pynchon had a classic quote on that matter: Maybe heard about from Murakami.

Mar 09, Romain Piel marked it as to-read Shelves: Don’t have a Kindle? Yes, both youthful and alienated, but Nizan’s erudition has to be at least a magnitude greater.

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The quote is from the Danish explorer, Carsten Niebuhr’s own account of his travels in Arabia a century and a half earlier.


The opening paragraph, indeed the whole book arabua as it is bursts with concentrated disgust “I was It is hard to learn one’s part in the world. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Of life’s ironies, someone whose own record during the Second World War was severely compromised, Jean-Paul Sartre, would rescue this book from obscurity and promote it.

Joel Parker rated it arabbia was amazing Sep 10, It was a wonderful plan for making us forget about present evils and their remedies. Paul-Yves Nizan was a philosopher and writer. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The subject quote is part of an epigraph chosen by Paul Nizan for his account of his nine month stay in Aden, Explore the Home Gift Guide. Monthly Review Press; 1st Edition edition Language:

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