Fb2 Albert Camus ePub
by Herbert R. Lottman
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Lottman, Herbert R; Lottman, Herbert R. Albert Camus : a biography chapter from Herbert Lottman's 848-page biography Albert Comus.
Lottman, Herbert R; Lottman, Herbert R. Albert Camus : a biography. 1997 chapter from Herbert Lottman's 848-page biography Albert Comus. Includes bibliographical references. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.
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Herbert Lottman (August 16, 1927, Brooklyn – August 27, 2014, Paris) was an American author who specialized in writing biographies on French subjects. An influential biographer, he published 17 biographies, 15 of which were related to French culture, commerce, or politics; including works on Albert Camus, Colette, Gustave Flaubert, Henri Philippe Pétain, Jules Verne, and the Rothschild banking family of France. He wrote that, just before dying, Albert Camus was pledged to marry.
Lottman’s Albert Camus was the first and remains the definitive biography - even in France.
and,at times, he seems to hesitate to cut out all the extra detail that makes it an unnecessarily long read.
Lottman's Albert Camus was the first and remains the definitive biography - even in France. John Leonard, New York Times: "What emerges from Mr. Lottman's tireless devotions is a portrait of the artist, the outsider, the humanist and skeptic, that breaks the heart.
Sixty years after the French Nobel laureate Albert Camus died in a car crash at the age of 46, a new book is arguing that he was assassinated by KGB spies in retaliation for his anti-Soviet rhetoric. Camus died on 4 January 1960 when his publisher Michel Gallimard lost control of his car and it crashed into a tree. The accident seemed to have been caused by a blowout or a broken axle; experts were puzzled by its happening on a long stretch of straight road, a road 30 feet wide, and with little traffic at the time, Herbert Lottman wrote in his 1978 biography of the author.
The book contains a formidable quantity of first-hand material, and there is no pretense at objectivity; occasionally the text reads like campaign biography. Certainly Leon Blum deserves all the passionate admiration he gets here; American readers may be put off by it at first, but I urge them to read on, for there is also solid stuff that won't be found anywhere else, including precious insights of the writer, who grew up in a world Blum helped to create.