Book Reviews 30.1

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Une Vie Brève (One Hundred Twenty-One Days)

Michèle Audin

Hardcover: 192 pages
Year: 2013
Publisher: Folio, Gallimard
ISBN-13: 978-2070140015

This short book is about the equally short life (which is what une vie brève means; the translated edition is One Hundred Twenty-One Days) of the young French mathematician Maurice Audin, murdered by French special forces (the infamous Massu’s paratroopers) in Algiers during the Algerian liberation war against French colonialism.

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