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The Angel of History

(2006)
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For a brief moment in 1940, the lives of a young Spanish militant and a reclusive academic of German and Jewish heritage are thrown together. Along with thousands of others across Europe, both men have fled their homeland in the face of fascist persecution. Yet, until the day their paths converge on a remote mountain pass between France and Spain, their experience of war has been vastly different. Based on true events of Benjamin's life, and ranging from Paris' Left Bank to the prison camps of southern France, "The Angel of History" explores how the history we think we know is not a series of events but rather a constellation of countless individual lives. And although every story is unique, each is founded on the same human desire - to be remembered.

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August 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Angel Of History
Author(s): Bruno Arpaia
ISBN: 1-84195-983-9 / 978-1-84195-983-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
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November 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Angel Of History
Author(s): Bruno Arpaia
ISBN: 1-84195-571-X / 978-1-84195-571-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

June 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Angel Of History
Author(s): Bruno Arpaia
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA