Books: Men's Fate

After the dazed world had stared a while at the rubble heap that had lately been France, people began to wonder what victims were in the ruins. They wondered first about trapped U. S. citizens, trapped British subjects, French politicians, generals, diplomats, finally got around to wondering about French writers. In particular, they wondered what had become of Aviator-Novelists Andre Malraux, Antoine de Saint Exupery, Surrealist Novelist Louis Aragon, Dadaist Cut-up Jean Cocteau. Thanks to the human dislocation, the censorship, the splitting of France into occupied and unoccupied areas, it was almost impossible...

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