This first bilingual edition of France's most enduring wartime novel by Vercors's featuring a historical and literary introduction, explanatory notes, and a glossary of French terms.
James W. Brown is Professor of French at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Lawrence D. Stokes is Professor of History, Dalhousie University, Canada. Cyril Connelly is a translator. His translation work also includes The Ubu Plays.
Not only a distinguished piece of fiction but also a brilliant piece of reporting on French resistance.' Life'Saying something new about such a work was the central challenge faced by Brown and Stokes. To my surprise, they have succeeded in meeting this challenge. * French Review *