THE REAL ENEMY by Pierre d'Harcourt


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Pierre d'Harcourt, a member of the. great French family, was a member of the Resistance when France fell to the Germans. He was 26. Within a few months he was captured and spent four years in prisons and concentration camps on the edge of death. This story is not so much about the concentration camps as it is about d'Harcourt and the men within them. It therefore transcends itself and becomes a record of their Journey from Iife to death and then, once again, with freedom, to life. The spiritual grandeur, the immense feeling and sense of integrity that run throughout the book leave behind its brutal setting and we are confronted with the real enemies within: hatred, greed, and cruelty. Brilliantly written in a style reminiscent of Camus, one cannot help but be deeply moved by both the man and the book

Pub Date: Oct. 11th, 1967
Publisher: Scribners