case of Comrade Tulayev by Serge, Victor

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StatementVictor Serge ; translated from the French by Roger Trask ; with a new preface by Gareth Jenkins.
ContributionsTrask, Willard R. 1900-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2637.E49 A6513 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination328 p. ;
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1515311M
ISBN 101851720529, 1851720510
LC Control Number93199968

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He began the novel writing as an exile in Paris, continued it in Marseilles whilst waiting for an exit visa, wrote more in the Dominican Republic, and finished the book in.

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His deportation to Central Asia spurred international protests which succeeded in securing his freedom. Serge lived in exile for the rest of his life and died in Mexico City. His great novels, Unforgiving Years and The Case of Comrade Tulayev.

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