Les 180 Jours de Mitterrand: Histoire du 1er Gouvernement de l'Union de la Gauche 3 Avril - 2 Octobre 1978

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Les 180 Jours de Mitterrand: Histoire du 1er Gouvernement de l'Union de la Gauche 3 Avril - 2 Octobre 1978

By Philippe de Commines
Belfond, 1977
234 pp.
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A jeu d'esprit, which has become a best-seller in France: the imaginary history of a left-wing government under Mitterrand. The anonymous author, taking the name of a famous French chronicler, presents a simple scenario - growing political and economic turmoil, departure of the Communists from the government, Giscard's dissolution of the National Assembly, and Mitterrand's resignation. The book provides details of amusing plausibility.