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Guiding Star by Vercors - Macmillan, 1946


Title: Guiding Star
Author: Vercors
Publisher: Macmillan
Publication Date: 1946
Format: Hardback
Condition: This book is in good condition for its age other than some minor signs of wear.

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Reader's note

This vintage blue book is a 1946 edition of Guiding Star by Vercors. This is a translation by Eric Sutton of "La Marche A L'etoile". It is the story of a man, not a Frenchman by birth or upbringing, who from his childhood believed in France, identifying it with liberty, justice and humanity. When he reached manhood he left his native Moravia and came to settle in France. The war, when it came, marked him with a star - a yellow one - but he refused to believe that the great star which had drawn him on to the roads as a young man was dead. He defended it against all who were losing faith in it. Finally he was assassinated by the bullets of the French police.