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Summary

French Academician and Nazi sympathiser Paul-Jean Husson writes a letter to his local SS officer in the autumn of 1942.

Tormented by an illicit passion for Ilse, his German daughter-in-law, Husson has taken a decision that will devastate several lives, including his own.

©2013 Gallic Books (P)2013 Gallic Books

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"Probably one of the most significant novels of this year" (L’Express)
"The novel is, in a unique way, a powerful piece of Resistance literature" (La Vie)

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superb story

Living in one of the areas mentioned in this book and knowing the history of the area made this story all the more enjoyable. The story is superb and performed brilliantly.