Tag Archives: Émile Zola

An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris

Robert Harris has written an amazing novelization of the factual events from the 1895 trial of Alfred Dreyfus, accused spy in the French military, to his final vindication in 1906 when the decision of the Rennes verdict of the Supreme … Continue reading

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To Live Out Loud by Paulette Mahurin

This is an extremely compelling fictionalization of the story of convicted French spy/traitor, Alfred Dreyfus (Jan. 1895), and the part in his exoneration played by French author/journalist, Émile Zola.  Dreyfus, a French Jew, had climbed up in the military at … Continue reading

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Potpourri 21

I’m thinking it will soon be time to take a bit of a break.  Renovations in my house are almost at an end; they are, however, taking a toll on my time and energy.  It’s time to enjoy what’s left … Continue reading

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