The World: History's Witness: Malraux at 70

In the life of a man like him there is a time for nomadic adventure and a time for sedentary adventure, a time for the barricades and a time for the memoirs.

—Father Pierre Bockel, as quoted in Malraux by Pierre Galante, 1971

FOR André Malraux, who turned 70 last week, it should indeed be a time for reminiscence. In 1967, the French literary giant and former Gaullist Minister brought out the first volume of his Anti-mémoires, and he is now deep into the second volume, which he has decided to have published after his...

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