Silence of the Sea / Le Silence de la Mer

Silence of the Sea / Le Silence de la Mer : A Novel of French Resistance during the Second World War by 'Vercors'

3.91 (2,813 ratings by Goodreads)
Translated by  , Edited by  , Edited by 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

This first bilingual edition of France's most enduring wartime novel introduces Vercors's famous tale to a generation without personal experience of World War II who may not be able to read it in its original language. Now available in paperback, readers are assisted with a historical and literary introduction, explanatory notes, a glossary of French terms and a select bibliography.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 7.62mm | 162g
  • Bloomsbury Academic
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Bilingual edition
  • Bilingual
  • 1350106232
  • 9781350106239
  • 36,848

Review quote

Not only a distinguished piece of fiction but also a brilliant piece of reporting on French resistance.' Life'Saying something new about such a work was the central challenge faced by Brown and Stokes. To my surprise, they have succeeded in meeting this challenge. * French Review *
show more

About Cyril Connelly

James W. Brown is Professor of French at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Lawrence D. Stokes is Professor of History, Dalhousie University, Canada.

Cyril Connelly is a translator. His translation work also includes The Ubu Plays.
show more

Rating details

2,813 ratings
3.91 out of 5 stars
5 32% (887)
4 38% (1,068)
3 23% (651)
2 6% (159)
1 2% (48)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X