Clément Duval

Clément Duval

Clément Duval (1850–1935) was an infamous French illegalist, propagandist, and anarchist who was found guilty in 1886 of theft and attempted murder of a police officer. Originally sentenced to death, his sentence was commuted to deportation and hard labor in the French Guiana prison camps. After fourteen years and twenty escape attempts, Duval and fellow inmates set out on a rickety boat. He eventually reached New York City in 1901 and was welcomed by French and Italian anarchists. In 1929 Italian anarchist Luigi Galleani translated and published his full memoirs as Memorie autobiografiche.


Outrage: An Anarchist Memoir of the Penal Colony

Outrage: An Anarchist Memoir of the Penal Colony

SKU: 9781604865004
Author: Clément Duval • Translated by Michael Shreve • Introduction by Marianne Enckell
Publisher: PM Press
ISBN: 9781604865004
Published: 8/2012
Format: Paperback, ePub, PDF, mobi
Size: 6 X 9
Page count: 224
Subjects: Autobiography/Politics-Anarchism

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