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"Since I last updated on this book, much has passed. But to keep it short: De Gaulle's goal of a peace settlement on purely French terms fell apart because of extremists on both sides, there was a military putsch by four generals in Algeria that failed thanks to the majority of the French military outside of Algeria being completely loyal to De Gaulle, and the first round of peace talks in Evian have begun." Sep 13, 2022 03:03PM

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"A quarter of the way in and we finally have Ahab make his appearance as the boat makes its way to the Indian Ocean." Jul 12, 2020 12:31PM

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