Henri Barbusse was born in 1873 and the novel UNDER FIRE is one of the most famous works of French literature of the 20th century. It expresses the disillusionment with war that led him to pacifism and then communism. His socialist novel CLARTE lentits name to a short-lived internationalist movement. He died in the Soviet Union in 1935.
Under Fire: The Story of a Squadby Henri Barbusse
This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.
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Despite a rough translation and being rife with scanning errors, this book offers a rare candid glimpse into the life of the French WWI soldier.