The Flanders Road

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Alma Classics, 2010 - France - 224 pages
During the German advance through Belgium into France in 1940, Captain de Reixach is shot dead. Three witnesses, involved with him during his liftime in different capacities - a relative, an orderly & a jockey who had a affair with his wife - remember him & help the reader piece together the realities behind the man & his death.

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A movement arose among French writers in the 1950s and early 1960s that has come to be known as the nouveau roman (new novel). The nouveau roman style was not uniform except in the underlying intent ... Read full review

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No, I didn't enjoy reading this and it is to do with its style. The reader is warned in the introduction that "... far from evolving a difficult style in which to wrap up simple things, he [Simon] has ... Read full review

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