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By Andre Malraux, Terence Kilmartin

ISBN-10: 0805014098

ISBN-13: 9780805014099

Reprint from the French variation. 5 printings plus a booklet membership version. André Malraux (1901 - 1976) used to be a French adventurer, award-winning writer, and statesman. Having traveled greatly in Indochina and China, Malraux used to be famous in particular for his novel entitled los angeles situation Humaine (Man's destiny) (1933), which gained the Prix Goncourt. He was once appointed through basic Charles de Gaulle as Minister of data (1945-1946), then as Minister of kingdom (1958-1959), and the 1st Minister of Cultural Affairs, serving in the course of De Gaulle's complete presidency (1959-1969).

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Anti-Memoirs

Reprint from the French version. 5 printings plus a e-book membership variation. André Malraux (1901 - 1976) used to be a French adventurer, award-winning writer, and statesman. Having traveled greatly in Indochina and China, Malraux was once famous particularly for his novel entitled los angeles Humaine (Man's destiny) (1933), which gained the Prix Goncourt.

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How many successive inquiries had been pursued with the same passion beneath the vaults of this priory? Vain thought, orchards eternally reborn, kindled time and again by the same anguished ques­ tioning as though by the same sun! Thoughts of long ago, of Africa, of Asia, thoughts of this rainy, sunny summer day, so fortuitous, so strange -like the white race rediscovered that evening in Marseilles, like the race of men outside the window of the dead man's room, the over­ whelming, commonplace mystery of life in the uneasy light of dawn .

It's strange-! merely say strange-and not easily reconcilable with suicide. He was quite aware that the Church allows suicides a religious burial only in so far as it judges them . . '' He seemed jealous of the resolution with which his brother had died -and at the same time proud of it. "Irresponsibility," said my father, "was not his forte. '' He paused, and then went on : "I find what happened extremely painful. You know the will was sealed. The sentence 'It is my express wish to have a religious burial' was written on a loose sheet of paper which was lying on the bedside table beside the strychnine.

The storehouse for the little theater's scenery seemed unduly large. I gathered that its doors had not been opened since the Revolution. A little girl with plaits like tiny horns brought us an enormous key, and the workmen managed to drag the doors open. In an explosion of coughing, clouds of dust enveloped the THE \:VALNUT TREES OF ALTENBURG 35 courtyard where wives o f the staff grow geraniums in windowboxes; and the shafts of a carriage draped with spiders' webs like the sails on the galleys of death crashed down on the cobblestones, sending a bevy of black cupids with silvery wings flying among the turkeys.

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