The Conspiracy

The Conspiracy

Paul Nizan

The Conspiracy is the final and such a lot acclaimed novel via French author and activist Paul Nizan, who died years after its book battling the Germans on the conflict of Dunkirk. Hailed via Jean-Paul Sartre as Nizan’s masterpiece, the ebook facilities upon the determine of Bertrand Rosenthal, a erroneous philosophy scholar learning in pre-war Paris. desirous to foment a revolution and having little seize of his personal factors, Rosenthal attracts a small staff of disciples right into a conspiracy either fatuous and lethal. at the same time, he plunges right into a forbidden—and eventually tragic—love affair because the intertwined plots movement inexorably towards their dual locations of betrayal and death.

The Conspiracy received the coveted Prix Interallié in 1938. This new version comprises Walter Benjamin’s critique of the booklet, on hand right here for the 1st time in English.

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