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Winner of the 2017 Prix Goncourt - France's highest literary honor - this recit/autofiction reads like a novel but reveals a historian's keen eye and sweeping scope. Recounting the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany through two specific days, Vuillard shows how the small, everyday decisions of power-hungry and unscrupulous people slowly turn into catastrophe.  A subtly socialist history with surprising heat and heart underneath the dry tone, this is my antidote to the spate of hastily-throw-together books that question how we got to here, politically. 

— Helen

Product Details
ISBN: 9781987145397
ISBN-10: 1987145399
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication Date: October 1st, 2018
Language: English