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One can even hear echos of Dreyfus in the rhetoric surrounding the Dominique Strauss-Kahn affair.
Each actor in the event is introduced with a biography in enough detail to let the reader understand something about what drove him.
The trial was more than a Manichean battle and the intensity and obsession which it aroused is well described.
this is a fascinating book that I read as a sequel to the Officer and the Spy which was a fictionalized, but pretty accurate view of the Trial and its immediate aftermath. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Barbara S. Burstin
First two chapters and last chapter were engrossing. But the bulk of the book is devoted to the inane and antiquated philosophies of people who had little or no bearing on the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Stanley Weinstein
Read Robert Harris' novel "An Officer and a Spy" based on the Dreyfus case and looked for a non-fiction account. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Geraldine Failla
This is a scholarly yet an entirely readable account of one of the great scandals of the late 19th century from a real authority. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Tony Tavill
If the reader wants a through view of French society, this is a good starting point to explore this period.Published 13 months ago by Amazon Customer