A fascinating dramatized fiction of the life and times of Jules Bonnot, his “gang,” and associates, the individualist anarchists of the time, including the young Victor Serge. An affectionate, fast-paced, but historically accurate account of the life of the extraordinary Bonnot—worker, soldier, auto-mechanic, driver to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle—a man with a long-cherished dream of absolute freedom, and the first bank-robber to use a getaway car; an anarchist who felt it his duty to lash out at bourgeois society, staking his all. A tragically romantic hero, Jules Bonnot emerges from these pages as a wounded dreamer who was to deeply affect the lives of so many other unforgettable characters. Beautifully illustrated by Flavio Costantini.
About the Contributors:
Pino Cacucci is an Italian writer and translator. Flavio Costantini (1926–2013) was an Italian artist. Costantini created portraits of writers and artists for newspapers, and illustrated several novels. He created series of paintings exploring historical themes: Anarchy, the wreck of the Titanic, alchemy and Mozart, the French Revolution and its victims, Yekaterinburg and the murder of Nicholas II and his family.
Author: Pino Cacucci • Illustrator: Flavio Costantini
Publisher: PM Press
Page count: 368