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DOMINIQUE LAPIERRE

 
Dominique Lapierre—the noted French author—has several celebrated books to his credit, including City of Joy, Freedom on the Soviet Roads and Chessman Told Me. A Fulbright scholar of economics at Lafayette College in Pennsylvania, he travelled all over the world. In 1954, while serving in the French army, he met Larry Collins, a Yale graduate and draftee, to form an abiding friendship and literary partnership that produced renowned books such as Freedom at Midnight, O Jerusalem!, Is Paris Burning? and The Fifth Horseman. Dominique supports many humanitarian projects including refuge centres for leprosy and polio-afflicted children in Kolkata. He was also a close associate of Mother Teresa who gave him exclusive authorization to pen the script of a ?lm on her, titled Mother Teresa: In the Name of God's Poor. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2008.
List of Books written by DOMINIQUE LAPIERRE

 

IS PARIS BURNING?

Vikas Publishing

 

  • 9789325986008
  • 532 pages
  • Paperback
  • Rs.525.00
  • 2015

 

 

Exclusively Distributed by Times Group Books

Is Paris Burning? This was the question addressed by Adolf Hitler to his generals on 25 August 1944. Hitler had ordered systematic and complete destruction of Paris.
How Paris miraculously escaped Hitler’s death-sentence is told in bone-chilling detail in this ...

 

MOUNTBATTEN AND THE PARTITION OF INDIA

Vikas Publishing

 

  • 9789325986015
  • 292 pages
  • Paperback
  • Rs.350.00
  • 2015

 

 

Exclusively Distributed by Times Group Books

Partition of India and the transfer of power in 1947 constitute the most momentous period of modern Indian history. Equally fascinating to the historian and the common man, the Partition left many unanswered questions—Why did it become imminent? Who did it benefit? Could it ...

 

Freedom at Midnight

Vikas Publishing

 

  • 9788125931867
  • 836 pages
  • Paperback
  • Rs.545.00

 

 

The significance of the new edition lies in engaging the minds of two generations ‘born’ into a free country, to enable them to empathetically understand the aspirations and goals that united our leaders then towards the common cause of freedom. The significance lies in invoking the re-awakening of the Indian spirit. Surely it is time for the ...

 

O Jerusalem!, 1/e

Vikas Publishing

 

  • 9788125925927
  • 800 pages
  • Paperback
  • Rs.510.00

 

First published in 1978, this 2008 edition brings to the limelight again the turmoil of May 1948, when the British left Palestine, and blood and fire engulfed Jerusalem. The Israeli-Arab conflict had begun and continues to hound the world today, impacting other nations and worldwide politics.

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