Germinal

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New American Library, 1981 - Fiction - 448 pages
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During the Second Empire, Etienne Lantier experiences the miserable life of the coal miners in northern France and enters the struggle between capital and labor

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Whoa. What a ride! This story of French coal miners going on strike in the 1860s sounded so dull to me when someone first recommended it. Then someone else mentioned it, then another person, and I ... Read full review

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If there was ever a book that demonstrates the need for unions to prevent companies from oppressing the masses, then this is it. This book describes in dark, gruesome detail the lives of coalminers in ... Read full review

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Section 2
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