Book Reviews of De Gaulle: The Rebel, 1890-1944

De Gaulle: The Rebel, 1890-1944
De Gaulle The Rebel 1890-1944
Author: Jean Lacouture
ISBN-13: 9780393026993
ISBN-10: 039302699X
Publication Date: 12/1990
Pages: 2
Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

3.5 stars, based on 1 rating
Publisher: W. W. Norton Company
Book Type: Hardcover
Reviews: Amazon | Write a Review

Book Reviews submitted by our Members...sorted by voted most helpful

reviewed De Gaulle: The Rebel, 1890-1944 on + 5456 more book reviews
579 pages, translated by Patrick O'Brien. Pretty interesting account, I don't know if it was the problem of the translation, but it was very difficult to know who was saying what to whom. Quite often, the author/translator used nicknames (DeGaulle was known sometimes as "The Constable", sometimes as "The General", people in the resistance were referred to alternatively with their given name and their resistance name), so it was sort of like reading a Russian novel, at times. Still, a very thought-provoking biography.