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Men of Good Will
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf. Country: United States. Date:1933-46.




The Seventh of October by Jules Romains
New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1946.
(Men of Good Will, vol. 14).
Hardback with dust wrapper. Octavo.


MEN OF GOOD WILL SERIES (ALFRED A. KNOPF)
Series Note:
This series contains a full English translation of the French novel Hommes de bonne volonté (Men of Good Will) by Jules Romains (1885-1972). That novel is considered to be one of the greatest on the subject of the First World War.

Volume Number / Volume Title / Contents Description


-- v. 1. Men of good will
Contents:
Book 1. The sixth of October. Book 2. Quinette's crime

-- v. 2. Passion's pilgrims
Contents:
Book 3. Childhood's loves. Book 4. Eros in Paris

-- v. 3. The proud and the meek
Contebts:
Book 5. The proud. Book 6. The meek

-- v. 4. The world from below
Contents:
Book 7. The lonely. Book 8. Provincial interlude

-- v. 5 The earth trembles
Contents:
Book 9. Floor warning. Book 10. The powers that be

-- v. 6. The depths and the heights
Contents:
Book 11. To the gutter. Book 12. To the stars

-- v. 7. Death of a world
Contents:
Book 13. Mission to Rome. Book 14. The black flag

-- v. 8. Verdun
Contents:
Book 15. The prelude. Book 16. The battle

-- v. 9. Aftermath
Contents:
Book 17. Vorge against Quinette. Book 18. The sweets of life

-- v. 10. The new day
Contents:
Book 19. Promise of dawn. Book 20. The world is your adventure

-- v. 11. Work and play
Contents:
Book 21. Mountain days. Book 22. Work and play

-- v. 12. The wind is rising
Contents:
Book 23. The gathering of the gangs. Book 24. Offered in evidence

-- v. 13. Escape in passion
Contents:
Book 25. The magic carpet. Book 26. Françoise

-- v. 14. The seventh of October
Contents: Book 27. The seventh of October.

NOTE: Volumes 1-3 were translated by W. B. Wells and volumes 4-14 by Gerard Hopkins.

Source of above list: New York Public Library online catalogue.


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