'A fascinating account of how famous writers, artists, and intellectuals living in France during the war survived the Nazi occupation; a whole spectrum from heroes to collaborators.' Marcel Berlins, Guardian G2. 'In this elegantly written, coolly intelligent book Spotts refrains from judgment.' Lucy Hughes-Hallett, Sunday Telegraph. 'Admirably forensic and entertaining... What Spotts brings to the story is a set of refreshing opinions on familiar figures such as Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir and the rest of the crowd clustered around the cafes of Saint-Germaindes Pres... Spotts has written an excellent book.' Andrew Hussey, New Statesman. --'The Guardian G2', 'Sunday Telegraph', 'New Statesman'
"'What should you do?' asks Frederic Spotts ... In this elegantly written, coolly intelligent book [Spotts] refrains from judgment."
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