Left Bank Books Logo

Collectively operated since 1973


Return to Staff Picks


Germinal

by: Émile Zola

Publisher: Dover ()

$10.00

Staff Pick by comrade: Collin

Etienne the engine man quits the railroad and wanders into the French mining town of Montsou. Families of seven are hauling coal out of the earth for little more than enough for soup and bread for a week. Rotten conditions can't last for the 10,000 miners. A labor classic.