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Iron in the Soul (original 1949; edition 1977)

by Jean-Paul Sartre

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Title:Iron in the Soul
Authors:Jean-Paul Sartre
Info:Penguin Modern Classics (1977), Paperback
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It has been a number of years since I read this series, so i will have to be rather general about it even though it has stuck with me all these years. I am a fan of Sartre's and his existentialist contemporaries, but this series was an amazing display of Sartre's skill as a fiction writer. While I am generally more fond of Camus' fiction, every book in the "The Roads to Freedom" trilogy stands out as my favorite fictional work by that group. Make no mistake, this trilogy is a masterpiece of existentialist fiction."The Roads to Freedom" series (originally meant to be a tetralogy) was a fictional representation of new direction in Sartre's vision of existentialism which was far more participatory. Using the back-drop of the Nazi occupation, Sartre's characters move from a prewar existence of complete apathy toward their life and others into individuals who are empowered by the will to resist any impediments to their freedom.This book is my favourite of the three, and was the first that I read of the series. ( )
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Jean-Paul Sartreprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hopkins, GerardTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Mok, M.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Mok, MauritsTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Picasso, PabloCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Powerfully depicts the fall of France in 1940, and the anguished response of the French people to the German occupation. Translated from the French by Gerard Hopkins.

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Sartre portrays the emotional and intellectual impact of the fall of France on one group of citizens.

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