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'

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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.
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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

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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 *
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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.
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