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Author of the novel, "Le Grand Voyage," published in English as "the Long Voyage" and also as "The Cattle Truck."
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You ask what haunts my writing. Well, after the camp there was the moral question of being a Communist. Trying to explain the folly and the necessity of that choice. Trying to show how it came to be my "Rasion D'Etre," and why this dead star hovered around so long above the previous century. Here are my obsessions, in no particular order: torture, the camps, the Jewish experience during the ...
After joining the French Resistance in 1942, he was arrested by the Nazis in September 1943 and sent to Buchenwald, where he remained imprisoned until 1945.