The Patagonian Hare: A Memoir

The Patagonian Hare: A Memoir

Claude Lanzmann, Frank Wynne


"Even if I lived 100 lives, I nonetheless would not be exhausted." those phrases catch the depth of the reports of Claude Lanzmann, a guy whose acts have consistently been a negation of resignation: a member of the French Resistance at 16, a pal to Jean-Paul Sartre and a lover to Simone de Beauvoir, and the director of films together with essentially the most vital motion pictures within the background of cinema, Shoah.

In those pages, Lanzmann composes a hymn to existence that flows from reminiscence but has the rhythm of a unique, as tumultuous because it is vigorous. The Patagonian Hare is the tale of a guy who has searched at each second for existential event, who has dedicated himself deeply to what he believes in, and who has made his lifestyles a battle.

The Patagonian Hare, a number-one bestseller in France, has been translated into Spanish, German, Italian, Hebrew, Polish, Dutch, and Portuguese. Filmmaker Claude Lanzmann's extraordinary memoir has been broadly acclaimed as a masterpiece, used to be hailed as "a real literary and old occasion" within the pages of Le Monde, and used to be provided the celebrated Welt-Literaturpreis in Germany.

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