By Jacques Sapir
Et si los angeles France avait continué l. a. guerre en juin 1940 ? Et si le gouvernement français avait continué l. a. lutte contre l’Allemagne hitlérienne depuis l’Afrique du Nord ?
Telles sont les questions posées par cet essai où l’histoire rencontre l. a. fiction à travers une oeuvre romanesque haletante et poignante.
Ainsi prend forme une façon entièrement novatrice de relire et d’étudier l’histoire de l’année 1940, dans tous ses features : politique, économique, diplomatique et stratégique. Une substitute aux journées tragiques de juin à décembre 1940 se dessine alors, le contraste entre le attainable et le réel n’ayant qu’un seul yet : montrer que l. a. décision de demander un armistice n’était en rien inéluctable.
Voici le récit d’une histoire qui n’a pas été, mais qui aurait pu être.
« Un récit maîtrisé et plein de suspense, un exercice intellectuel stimulant ponctué de characteristics d’humour. » L’Express
« Une ‘‘uchronie” aussi sérieuse qu’excitante.
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