The driver is chasing his sports car with 180 miles an hour on a wintery wet land. A rear tire bursts, the car flings from the road, collided head-on with a tree. The passenger is instantly killed, the driver dies six days later. The two passengers in the Fund survive almost unharmed.
This happened on the afternoon of the 4. January 1960, in the vicinity of the Burgundian village of Villeblevin. The passenger's Albert Camus: writer and philosopher, said Nobel laureate of literature, the author of "The Stranger" "The plague", "The myth of Sisyphus". Camus was 46 years old.
sat At the wheel, Michel Gallimard. The nephew of the well-known publisher Gaston Gallimard loved driving the fast car. Already, so no one doubted that the two Opera a tempo were rush.
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But now, the Italian author Giovanni Catelli claimed that Albert Camus was, in truth, by the then Soviet secret service KGB using French secret agents have been killed. You have prepared the car so that the tyres would burst at high speed. Catelli justified his suspicions with the statements of the Czech author that his Information in turn from a high-ranking, in his view, a very credible Soviet functionary worthy wanted to know.
The facts are so skinny, what you are trying to correct Catelli with further research and Interviews. He has you bundled to a book that is published these days. The facts of the situation is still skinny, but is fascinated by the suspicion. That both the Soviet Union such as France had a motive to eliminate Albert Camus, can be demonstrated.
What's wrong: Albert Camus had many opponents. The right distrusted his humanitarian pacifism, left-wing authors such as Jean-Paul Sartre, accusing him of the treachery of the left Ideal.
unlike many other Writers Camus condemned, together with authors such as George Orwell, Arthur Koestler, Max Frisch and others, the Soviet system publicly and systematically. Camus sympathized with the Hungarian uprising of 1956 and known also to the Russian writer Boris Pasternak, the Soviet regime threatened and harassed.
This constant criticism by the world-famous Nobel laureate in literature, angered the Soviets and disturbed the French, who were doing important business with the Russians. That would explain why the French secret service was involved in the alleged assassination attempt. So it looks at least Giovanni Catelli. It has a very, very hard to believe him.
What is true: Albert Camus had many opponents. The right distrusted his humanitarian pacifism, left-wing authors such as Jean-Paul Sartre, accusing him of the treachery of the left Ideal. Also during the war for independence, and Algeria until 1962 against the French colonial power led, brought the writer, a native Algerians, both sides against themselves. He pleaded for equality of the Algerians by the French fit. At the same time, he insisted on a French Algeria, infuriating his Algerian compatriots.
the Intrepid, as his daughter, Catherine Camus once said, remained all his life a Stranger.
Created: 08.12.2019, 18:45 PM