As explosive and immediate today as when it was originally published in 1933, 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. As a study of conspiracy and conspirators, of men caught in the desperate clash of ideologies, betrayal, expediency, and free will, Andre Malraux’s novel remains unequaled.
Translated from the French by Haakon M. Chevalier
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Published by Vintage Feb 19, 1990| 368 Pages| 5-3/16 x 8| ISBN 9780679725749