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Published: 27 June 2014

336 Pages | 15 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199970865

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Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1944

Collaboration, Resistance, and Daily Life in Occupied Paris

Jean Guéhenno and translated and annotated by David Ball

  • The first ever English translation of the most quoted piece of testimony on life in occupied France.
  • The first annotated, corrected edition ever published.
  • Includes commentary on literary life in France under Nazi rule
  • The author - a crusading man of letters - details his concerted resistance to conform to the French collaborationist government, and his refusal to participate in the Nazi-controlled publishing industry.