Tomb for 500,000 Soldiers (Paperback)
Solar Books, 9780982046425, 320pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 2009
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This is the first English translation of French writer, Pierre Guyotat's legendary novel, which was recently included in "Le Monde"'s "100 Greatest Novels of the 20th Century." A violent collision of brutal warfare and sexual ecstasy, Guyotat is said to have hallucinated the subject matter as a young soldier during the Algerian war, where the novel is set.
Pierre Guyotat was born in France in 1940. His most recent book is "Progenitors" (Gallimard, 2000).
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