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The Wall: (Intimacy) and Other Stories (New Directions Paperbook)

The Wall: (Intimacy) and Other Stories (New Directions Paperbook)
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Description: One of Sartre’s greatest existentialist works of fiction, The Wall contains the only five short stories he ever wrote. Set during the Spanish Civil War, the title story crystallizes the famous philosopher’s existentialism. 'The Wall', the lead story in this collection, introduces three political prisoners on the night prior to their execution. Through the gaze of an impartial doctor—seemingly there for the men's solace—their mental descent is charted in exquisite, often harrowing detail. And as the morning draws inexorably closer, the men cross the psychological wall between life and death, long before the first shot rin ... (more)
Manufacturer: New Directions
Release date: 17 January 1969
ISBN-10 : 0811201902 | ISBN-13: 9780811201902
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