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Auteur: Parry, Richard
Titel: The Bonnot Gang
Sub titel: The Story of the french Illegalists

This is the story of the infamous Bonnot Gang: the most notorious French anarchists ever, and the inventors of the motorized get-away. It is the story of how the anarchist taste for illegality developed into illegalism, the theory that theft is liberating. And how a number of young anarchists met in Paris in the years before the first world war, determined to live their lives to the full, regardless of the inevitable and tragic consequences. A gripping historical thriller, Parry narrates their lives and background of Paris of riots, strikes, savage repression, a stronghold of foreign exiles and home-grown revolutionaries, and Victor Serge and l'anarchie, the individualist weekly. Their robberies, daring and violent, would give them a lasting notoriety in France. Their deaths, as spectacular as their lives, would make them a legend amongst revolutionaries the world over. Not only that, but they were all vegetarians, who drank only water!
1987, 189 pag., Euro 6,25
Rebel Press, London, ISBN 9780946061044


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