Blood Dark

Blood Dark

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"The story of a brilliant philosopher trapped in a provincial town and of his spiraling descent into self-destruction. Cripure, as his students call him, the name a mocking contraction of The Critique of Pure Reason, despises his colleagues, despairs of his charges, and is at odds with his family. The year is 1917, and the First World War continues its relentless course, with French soldiers not only dying by the tens of thousands but also beginning to desert in protest. Cripure, having seen student after student go to his death, finds himself literally up in arms at the complacent patriotism of his fellow teachers as he challenges one of them to a duel."--
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, [2017]
ISBN: 9781681371450
1681371456
Branch Call Number: FIC GUILLOU 2017
Characteristics: xv, 514 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Marris, Laura 1987-

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