Bernard-Henri Lévy

Barbarism With a Human Face

210 pages

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishing

Translator: George Holoch

Issue date: January 1980

Levy was a left-wing student leader during the events of May 1968; Barbarism With A Human Face is a fiercely polemical transvaluation of his former values, proclaiming that what seemed to be the hope of the world is really its destruction and that what seemed to be progress is really the approaching and inevitable triumph of all the forces of darkness. This is a book of iconoclastic prophecy, whose central intention is to show that behind the mask of revolutionary benevolence hums the motor of absolute evil.

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