Black Lamb and Grey Falcon by Rebecca West

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Black Lamb and Grey Falcon is an 1,181-page travel book written by Dame Rebecca West, published in 1941. The book gives an account of Balkan history and ethnography, and the significance of Nazism, structured about her six week trip to Yugoslavia in 1937. Publication of the book coincided with the Nazi Invasion of Yugoslavia, and West added a forward highly praising the Yugoslavs for their brave defiance of Germany.

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The 62nd greatest nonfiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 16th on The 100 Best Non-Fiction Books of the Century (National Review)
  2. - 38th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Nonfiction (The Modern Library)
  3. - Best Books Ever (

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