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Political prisoners — Poland — Biography. Thi Being Polish was not really a plus in the ‘s.

Find a copy online Links to this item Google. At the same time he had the humility of reckoning that the Hell he was put into by fate was a bet It should and might deserve to be more widely known. Author of the anthology W oczach pisarzy. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. He draws word portraits of many different prisoners, some of whom are examples of various “types” — the true believers in Communism, sure that “if only Stalin knew” all prisoners would go free; the criminals who lord over the “politicals” and prosper in the camps; the humble who accept their fate with resignation; the informers, some of whom are surprising betrayers; the hunger-demented, etc.

Herling-Drudzinski’s account is eloquent and moving. Not many were able to survive it, those who did so, told their story.

The Journal of a Gulag Survivor. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Aug 11, Teb rated it it was amazing. No trivia or quizzes yet. Paperbackpages. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. Cancel Forgot your password?


Inny świat by Gustaw Herling-Grudziński

In the Nazi case, they tossed people on the garbage heap “just because” — “because you’re a Gypsy or a homosexual or a Jew or a Siat — little or no regard for making it look “legal. View all subjects More like this Similar Items.

Educated on the works of S. This down to earth book is filled with gripping and eye opening events and living conditions that were the norm of the Soviet prison camps. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, each of which sought to conquer and exploit its people and pillage its land.

In the Preface pp. At the same time he had the humility of reckoning that the Hell he was put into by fate was a better one compared to the atrocities of the Kolyma. By describing life in the gulag in a harrowing personal account, it provides an in-depth, original analysis of the nature of the Soviet communist system.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. See also Terms and conditions. Comes with the highest recommendations. Imprisoned in Vitsebsk and a gulag in Arkhangelsk region for 2 years, he was released in under the Sikorski-Mayski Agreement. Nov 21, Jonasz rated it really liked it Shelves: The book even has a quite brilliant, read surreal, appendix which is almost more surreal than the horrific experience of being a prisoner in a Soviet work camp.


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The book contains detailed, often drastic depictions from the lives of Gulag prisoners. Don’t have an account? Apr 02, Michalina rated it liked it. Judging by the paucity of English-language reviews of this book, “A World Apart” seems better known to Poles naturally and other Europeans than to Americans and Brits.


Andrzej Ciolkosz translatorBertrand Russell Preface. One of the many unforgettable lines I already found: The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. Bolecki Rozmowy w NeapoluWarsaw Similar Items Related Subjects: May 04, Kain rated it it was amazing. He also discusses the human spirit and how people react differently to such horrible conditions and treatment.

A compulsory one in the last year of high school in Poland – the earliest age at which you probably can read it. This book is not a dry account but a compelling read.

Linked Data More info about Linked Data. In addition, a number of elements of the plot are associated with the House of the Dead. Poland was torn apart between two evil empires. Open Preview See a Problem?

“Inny świat” Gustawa Herlinga-Grudzińskiego

First hand account of atrocities, struggle fo A book that makes a very difficult read. Grudziwki Moscovici, Literature Salon Poland received some verbal support from its allies, Great Britain and France, but no effective backing on the military front.

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