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Journey to the End of the Night

Journey to the End of the Night

2006 ·
·4.23·19,698 Ratings ·453 Pages
“ Just as there is no loss of basic energy in the universe, so no thought or action is without its effects, present or ultimate, seen or unseen, felt or unfelt. ” ― Norman Cousins
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    ·4.22·4,571 Ratings
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    ·4.01·134 Ratings
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    ·3.03·236 Ratings
    معركه اثری است مستند درباره‌ی جنگ. روژه نیمیه ـ نویسنده‌ی فرانسوی ـ می‌گوید: «این كتاب ارزش و اهمیت بسیاری دارد، چرا كه به نظر اتوبیوگرافیك
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