At night all blood is black / David Diop ; translated from the French by Anna Moschovakis
Book | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 2020 | First American edition.
2 holds on first copy returned of 6 copies

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Edition
First American edition.
Description
145 pages ; 20 cm
Note
"Originally published in French in 2018 by Éditions du Seuil, France, as Frère d'âme"--Title page verso.
Summary
"A 'Chocolat' soldier with the French army during World War I, Senegalese Alfa Ndiaye's friend Mademba Diop is in the same regiment. Injured in battle, Diop begs Alfa to kill him and spare him the pain of a long and agonizing death in No Man's Land. Unable to commit this mercy killing, madness creeps into Alfa's mind. He sees this refusal as cowardice. To avenge the death of his friend and find forgiveness for himself, every night Alfa sneaks across enemy lines to find and murder a blue-eyed German soldier, returning with the German's severed hand. As rumors circulate that Alfa is a soul-eater, how far will he go to make amends to his dead friend?"--Provided by publisher.
Language
In English. Translated from the French.
Subject
Chronological Term
Genre/Form
Added Author
Added Title
Frère d'âme. English
ISBN
9780374266974 (hardcover)
0374266972 (hardcover)
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