Blaise Cendrars last novel is an original and often very funny portrayal of the Parisian criminal underworld of the late 1940s that crackles with the fires of an abundant imagination. Yet To the End of the World is not total invention as, like all Cendrars works, it has some basis in real life. The narrative races between a Foreign Legion barracks in North Africa and the theaters, cafes, dosshouses, and police headquarters of postwar Paris. The central character in this roman a clef is Therese, a septuagenarian actress ...

To the End of the World 2002, Peter Owen Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780720610970

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To the End of the World 1969, HarperCollins Distribution Services

ISBN-13: 9780586029114

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To the End of the World 1967, Peter Owen Publishers, London

ISBN-13: 9780720689631