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Women of the last days of old France

Roberts, Margaret

Women of the last days of old France

by Roberts, Margaret

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Published by F. Warne and co., Scribner, Welford, and Armstrong in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • France -- Social life and customs.,
    • France -- Court and courtiers.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the author of "On the edge of the storm," "Mademoiselle Mori," "Sydonie"s dowry," etc; with original illustrations by J. W. Petherick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC33.4 .R6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi p., 1 l. 403 p.
      Number of Pages403
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6572991M
      LC Control Number15000993
      OCLC/WorldCa3061638

        Last Days is, in essence, an alternative history novel. In it, the Nazis rolled into Paris in and brought with them all the pulp novel evils that . The book takes place during the German invasion and later occupation of France, in – It is composed of two novellas. Némirovsky had planned to .

      Women in the U.S. read slightly more than men; 68 percent of male respondents started reading at least one book in the previous 12 months, against 77 percent of . Millions of women victims raped by Russian soldiers during the last months of World War II. Anthony Beevor's book " Berlin -- The Downfall " documents rape by Russian soldiers. " Beevor's conclusions are that in response to the vast scale of casualties inflicted on them by the Germans the Soviets responded in kind, and that included rape.

      In the chaos of wartime Marseille, American engineer and occult disciple Jack Parsons stumbles onto a clandestine anti-Nazi group. What he unwittingly unleashes is the power of dreams and nightmares, changing the war and the world forever. Nine years later, a lone Surrealist fighter, Thibaut, walks a new, hallucinogenic Paris, where Nazis and the Resistance . Women were generally confined to underground roles in the French Resistance network. Lucie Aubrac, who has become a symbol of the French Resistance within France, never had a clearly defined role in the hierarchy of the movement, which in her case involved the regional Southern Liberation. Hélène Viannay, more highly educated than her husband Philippe Viannay, the .


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