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Andrea rated it really liked it Jul 24, And when Nizan was there, it was a British colony; well, more of a British oil and coaling station, on the route to India. The quote is from the Danish explorer, Carsten Niebuhr’s own account of his travels in Arabia a century and a half earlier.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Retrieved from ” https: And given the time, it should be no surprise that he joined the Communist Party shortly after returning to France. Don’t have a Kindle? This description of Aden Arabie was done by someone who was disenchanted by everything and made a point of not even trying to integrate.

Everything threatens a young man with ruin: I will let no one say it is the best time of life. He was pilloried as a “traitor” for this action.

Mar 09, Romain Piel marked it as to-read Shelves: Elypse rated it really liked it Apr 10, He became a member of the French Communist Partyand much of his writing reflects his political beliefs, although he resigned from the party upon hearing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact in Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.


Share your thoughts with other customers. Nizan was born to a middle-class family, his father having worked in rail prior to the First World War. The subject quote is part of an epigraph chosen by Paul Nizan for his account of his nine month stay in Aden, Les francais des classes moyennes sont cupides, confirmistes et aveugles. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: It is hard to learn one’s part in the world.

Max Lester rated it really liked it Feb 26, English Choose nizxn language for shopping. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Nizan’s father’s course through the bureaucracy of French industry would later form the basis of Antoine Bloyeand serve as a significant point of development for Nizan’s understanding of social alienation.

This book is a cry to change or destroy the evils of greed and boredom.

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Jadransko rated it really liked it Mar 13, The book is a travelogue of sorts and is an intellectual treat as well that merges the exitentialist style of Camus with the wanderlust of Kerouac. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Return to Book Page.

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For sure, Nizan did not view his stay as a pleasure trip. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Showing of 2 reviews. Monthly Review Press; 1st Edition edition Language: Themes that at least resonated. Ana rated it liked it Jun 12, I see where comparisons have been made to Jack Kerouac. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

His work was buried by the French Communist Party under Moscow’s direction because of his aeen the Party after the Hitler-Stalin pact. Within the party, Nizan wrote extensively for official communist publications and had his works sold in party bookstores, although his most celebrated work today is his fiction.

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Fares Aden rated it did not like it Jan 31, Jonathan Jung rated it really liked it Mar 12, Nizan is pretty pro-violence, and I don’t think this is excused by his being motivated by his anti-colonialism and anti-capitalism.