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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 ...
He was born to a Spanish Republican Diplomat who was posted to The Hague in the Netherlands during the civil war. He was also the grandson of Antonio Maura. After Franco's victory, the family moved to Paris, France. He studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and joined the Spanish Communist Party and the French Resistance during World War II. He was arrested by the German Gestapo and sent to ...