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The Collaborator

The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach

Alice Kaplan

On February 6, 1945, Robert Brasillach was executed for treason by a French firing squad. He was a writer of some distinction—a prolific novelist and a keen literary critic. He was also a dedicated anti-Semite, an acerbic opponent of French democracy, and editor in chief of the fascist weekly Je Suis Partout, in whose pages he regularly printed war...
Publish Date
2001
November 1
First Published in 2000
Goodreads rating
3.91
ISBN
9780226424156
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jan 10, 2021
One of my favorite writers on the fascist right in Europe: Alice Kaplan. Her book on Brasillach is a model of humanistic intelligence and patient lucidity. (Likewise, Yehuda Bauer.)      source