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Fall of Paris

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This exceptional novel by the well-known Russian writer describes the decay and eventual collapse of French society between 1935 and the German occupation in 1940.
Paperback, 540 pages
Published December 1st 2001 by Simon Publications (first published 1942)
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Ahmad Sharabiani
Pedeniye Parija=Fall of Paris, Ilya Ehrenburg
عنوان: سقوط پاریس؛ نویسنده: ایلیا ارنبورگ؛ مترجم: محمد قاضی؛ تهران، کتاب زمان، 1369، 829 ص، موضوع: سقوط پاریس ، تاریخ فرانسه از سال 1914 تا 1945 قرن 20م
Sıla J.
Nov 19, 2014 Sıla J. rated it it was amazing
I'm one of those people who don't like it when the narrative focuses on only one character. So, obviously, this book was a great read with very unique characters who have their own chapters that last for a few pages without being too boring. I had a connection with Claude, he seemed like he was preoccupied with his books even when the war was raging on.
Maria Thomarey
Feb 14, 2016 Maria Thomarey rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Είναι φοβερό μετα απο τόσα χρόνια να θυμάσαι την αίσθηση που σου είχε αφήσει ενα βιβλίο
Ufuk Kara
Dec 11, 2016 Ufuk Kara rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Muazzam.
Michael David
Ilya Ehrenburg is a second-rate Russian author, and I mean this with no disrespect. He's definitely not as good as Dostoevsky and Tolstoy, and it's clear that Bely, Bulgakov, Solzhenitsyn, and Pasternak are much better than him. He was more of Stalin's organ than anything, and it showed in this work.

Despite the fact that in other editions it has more than 700 pages, it's only 382 pages with this edition because it was published during the war, where everything was scarce, and because its font s
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Panagiotis
Jul 24, 2014 Panagiotis rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Tελικά ήταν καλύτερο από όταν άρχιζε, απλώς πρέπει να ξεπεράσεις τις 100 πρώτες σελίδες, μετά σε ανταμείβει. Καταπληκτική αναπαράσταση εποχής, η ιστορία του εργατικού κινήματος στη Γαλλία, οι μεστοί χαρακτήρες,όλα είναι συν. Το μόνο κακό είναι ότι δεν μπορώ να βρω πουθενά τα δύο επόμενα μια και αυτό είναι έκδοση του 1988, όχι γιατί το βιβλίο δεν μπορεί να διαβαστεί ως αυτοτελές, αλλά γιατί η ιστορία είναι τόσο συναρπαστική
كريم نور
الكتاب كان نسخه قديمه من الستينات ( مكتبه والدتي ) مترجم للعربيه للآستاذ فارس صويتي ... النسخه مليئه بالآخطاء المطبعيه و الترجمه آقل من المتوسطه ... و علمت لاحقا آن الكاتب صحفي روسي .. لكن بدون شك عاش في باريس و فرنسا عموما لآنه ملم بتفاصيل الحياه في هذه الحقبه ، آعتقد آنها روايه مهمه آذ تلقي الضوء علي الحياه في باريس في ثلاثينات قبل الحرب لجميع طوائفها و آكثر ما آعجبني رسمه لحياه السياسيين الآنتهازيين و تحميلهم مسئوليه سقوط باريس و ظهر جليا تعاطف الكاتب مع العمال و الشيوعيين
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Ilya Grigoryevich Ehrenburg (Russian: Илья Григорьевич Эренбург; 26 January 1891, Kiev – 31 August 1967, Moscow) was a Soviet writer, journalist, translator, and cultural figure.

Ehrenburg is among the most prolific and notable authors of the Soviet Union; he published around one hundred titles. He became known first and foremost as a novelist and a journalist - in particular, as a reporter in thre
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