Anti-Memoirs by Andre Malraux, Terence Kilmartin

By Andre Malraux, Terence Kilmartin

Reprint from the French variation. 5 printings plus a booklet membership variation. André Malraux (1901 - 1976) was once a French adventurer, award-winning writer, and statesman. Having traveled broadly in Indochina and China, Malraux used to be famous specially for his novel entitled los angeles situation Humaine (Man's destiny) (1933), which gained the Prix Goncourt. He used to be appointed through common Charles de Gaulle as Minister of knowledge (1945-1946), then as Minister of nation (1958-1959), and the 1st Minister of Cultural Affairs, serving in the course of De Gaulle's complete presidency (1959-1969).

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Our caves, with their flint implements and their generators, remind us that man invented the tool-but it is in Egypt that we are reminded that he invented the tomb. One approached Hitler's sanctum down a spiral staircase, of gray marble, I think. Near the still intact ramparts that encircled shattered Nuremberg, where our tanks could not even find the central squares, ANTI-MEMOIRS skeletons greeted us from a balcony: it was the Museum of Natural History, whose windows had been blown in by a shell.

Apart from a distant car hom and the clip-clop of a carriage in the street, my father could hear nothing but the re­ morseless sound of the traveling clock, which had not yet stopped. Mechanical and alive like this ticking, the community of insects stretched across the earth, indifferent to the mystery of human free­ dom. Death was there, in the disturbing light of electric bulbs when daylight is visible through the curtains, and in the imperceptible traces left by men who remove corpses; from the living world outside came the regular hooting of the car hom, the sound of a horse's hooves receding, morning birdcalls, human voices-muffled, strange.

They framed Strasbourg Cathedral far off in the serene twilight, as so many other trees framed other cathedrals in the fields of the West. And that tower stretching upward like a one­ armed man at prayer, and all the evidence of human patience and labor in the waves of vines reaching right down to the river, were no more than a backdrop to the ageless thrust of the living wood, the two thick, gnarled trunks dragging the strength out of the earth to display it in their foliage. The sun, now very low, threw their shadows across to the other side of the valley, like two broad furrows.

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