Em A Condição Humana a acção situa-se em Xangai, no ano de , quando uma . This novel is widely regarded as the magnum opus of Andre Malraux. Man’s Fate is a novel written by André Malraux. It was translated into English twice, both Author, André Malraux. Original title . La Condición Humana. Libros sin clasificar: La condición humana – andré malraux. Compra, venta y subastas de Libros sin clasificar en todocoleccion. Lote

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A surviving first part titled The Walnut Trees of Altenburgwas published after the war. This is all achieved without recourse to romantic, or heroic cliches, indeed there is a real warmth the emerges from the strong relations throughout the book So undoubtedly, some of what he wrote probably occurred, at least in one form or another.

His father, a stockbroker, committed suicide in Jan 02, L. May 27, Hadrian rated it liked it Shelves: There’s plenty of silence, muttering and plaintive smoking.

This book won the Prix Goncourt French literature award inand in was named number five in Le Monde’s Books of the Century. The journalist Christopher Hitchenswhile noting that Malraux had spent almost no time in China, claimed that the novel “pointed up the increasing weight of Asia in world affairs; it described epic moments of suffering and upheaval, in Shanghai especially it was nearly filmed by Sergei Eisenstein ; and it demonstrated a huge respect for Communism and for Communists while simultaneously evoking the tragedy of a revolution betrayed by Moscow.

A brilliant brilliant book that spoke to me of commitment, fidelity and humsna, and the bond that malruax forged in shared struggles. Return to Book Page. There’s a suicide bomber and a confidence man straight out of Melville. A story of revolution, and the endurance of humanity in the most despairing and inhumane conditions. Kyo Gisors is the commander of the revolt and believes that every person should choose his own meaning, not be governed by any external forces.


However, in all an overly depressing work, and a bit unreal, too forced: May 03, Joselito Honestly and Brilliantly rated it it was amazing. Man’s Fate was not Malraux’s first book, but it is probably the one that first made him famous to a wider literary public, winning the Prix Goncourt in If that appears reductive, there is a touch more shadow and verse at play in this gripping and frenetic novel of Shanghai in A great introduction to pre-WWII China, which skilfully combines the overarching international agenda and world events with the personal actions of individuals struggling with their internal contradictions and fears.

Malraux had an appealing, Byronic, image. Malraux packs a lot of action into pages, with each character save one getting an ending. Elements are included of miscegenation and misogyny.

This somehow managed to survive late-life tenure as a Gaullist minister and pillar of the French establishment. It’s not a chronicle, but a dramatisation of the few days surrounding a communist uprising against the regime and its foreign allies.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. My Review through http: I’d be thankful if any one tells me something. Katow had faced execution once before, during the Russian Civil War and was saved at the last moment, which gives him a feeling of psychological immunity.

As a study of conspiracy and conspirators, of m As explosive and immediate today as when it was originally published in’Man’s Fate’ ‘La Condition Humaine’an account of a crucial episode in the early days of the Chinese Revolution, foreshadows the contemporary world and brings to life the profound meaning of the revolutionary impulse for the individuals involved.

Ouviu-se uma sirene que se perdeu nesta pungente serenidade. A bad translation can mangle a work beyond recognition; a good translation–as GR’s Cynthia Nine attests vis-a-vis Coelho’s regurgitations–is capable of turnin Why would I give five stars to a book I did not enjoy, did not like, felt nothing special about and came very close to not finishing it? To ask other readers questions about Man’s Fateplease sign up.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He considers gambling “suicide without dying”. Redau mai jos un fragment care mi-a placut in mod deosebit. Absurditatea mortii lui Cen este unul dintre lucrurile care contribuie la asta.

The dream of man is to become a god but keep his personality’. As a novel of ideas, it unquestionably has condicionn of brilliance.

Man’s Fate by André Malraux

De ser mais do que homem, num mundo de homens. The novel centres on several characters of diverse nationalities and ethnicities, most of them Communists or fellow travelers. Duringwhile Malraux was fighting in Alsace, Josette died when she slipped while boarding a train. And as with our species inconstant, paradoxical, also able of greatnessin all the bad, humaana are islands of good: It is ironic that many of the characters attempting this overthrow of Chiang Kai-shek Nationalist regime are not themselves Chinese.

As literature, Andee found it rather patchy.

Man’s Fate

I finished this book about 1 month ago. He is close to Chen as well. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Dec 08, Ensiform rated it liked it Shelves: After the war, Malraux served in a variety of government p Want to Read saving….

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