By Andre Malraux, Terence Kilmartin

Reprint from the French version. 5 printings plus a ebook membership version. André Malraux (1901 - 1976) was once a French adventurer, award-winning writer, and statesman. Having traveled broadly in Indochina and China, Malraux was once famous specifically for his novel entitled los angeles situation Humaine (Man's destiny) (1933), which gained the Prix Goncourt. He was once appointed via basic Charles de Gaulle as Minister of knowledge (1945-1946), then as Minister of kingdom (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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And suddenly-you know, of course, that a number of Friedrich's writings were still unpublished-a voice rose in the dark, above the clattering of the wheels. ' I don't much care for Friedrich's poetry. It's mediocre. But this poem was . . well, by God, it was sublime. "He had finished long before we reached the end of the tunnel. When we emerged from the darkness, everything was as before. Just as before. It was all so . . fortuitous. And Friedrich, much more dis­ turbing than a corpse. It was life-quite simply life.

Fate, with its blind man's gestures, has never ceased to shuffie the dominoes of the sarcophagi of the kings-at Thebes as well as here. Under the Twenty-second Dynasty, the mummies of the great Theban kings were bound up again by the priests and gathered together in a small number of tombs. At the end of the nineteenth century there were found "thirty-three kings, queens, princes and high priests of Amon-together with ten personages of secondary importance . " A ship loaded with pharaohs made its way back up the Nile, and di­ sheveled women wailed as it went by, as if at a funeral.

Thoughts of long ago, of Africa, of Asia, thoughts of this rainy, sunny summer day, so fortuitous, so strange -like the white race rediscovered that evening in Marseilles, like the race of men outside the window of the dead man's room, the over­ whelming, commonplace mystery of life in the uneasy light of dawn . . He had reached the big trees : firs already plunged in darkness, a rain­ drop still glistening at the end of each needle; lime trees chattering with sparrows. Finest of all were two walnut trees : he was reminded of the statues in the library.

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