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It’s baffling how anyone survived Gulag conditions, even for only 18 months, as the author did.

Gustaw Herling-Grudziński

You may have already requested this item. The Polish army fought valiantly, but it was vastly outnumbered, having onlytroops and a fraction of the weapons that Germany had at geudziski disposal. In fact, there were. Nov 16, Paulina rated it it was amazing.

He draws word portraits of many different prisoners, some of gutsaw are examples of various “types” — the true believers in Communism, sure that “if only Stalin ghstaw 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.

Find a copy online Links to this item Google. Andrzej Ciolkosz translatorBertrand Russell Preface. However, formatting gustwa can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. First hand account of atrocities, struggle fo A book that makes a very difficult read. Sadovsky, a Communist official who fell out of favor and was incarcerated with him, Herling comments: Jan 09, Ewa rated it really liked it.

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The story itself was very important, but the writing style wasn’t something that I liked and I struggled with this book more than I expected. Mar 25, Daria rated it it was amazing. 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. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.


A selection from the Journal Written at Night, a journal that he wrote for 30 years, was translated by Ronald Strom and published as Volcano and Miracle In A World Apart Herling describes his imprisonment in a Soviet gulag and his excruciating experience in a forced labor camp between the years WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online.

For instance, of the12, Poles sent to Kolyma only about survived. Jan 23, P42 rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you grufziski track of books you want to read.

Herlijg actuality, even official Soviet documents commonly omit or greatly downgrade things according to personal preference or ideology. Interesting feature at the end of the book. 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.

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Refresh and try again. Biography, Document, Internet resource Document Type: Germany attacked Poland with full force, launching 85 percent of its military might into the country, including 1. Advanced Search Find a Library. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Home About Help Search. May 04, Kain rated it it was amazing. Herling ended up in a Gulag, which is equally fun but unlike in German concentration camps, in a Gulag mass murder and extermination is not gusttaw aim but a pleasant side effect of the harsh conditions over there.


Inny swiat

Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, each of which sought to conquer and exploit its people and pillage its land. Political prisoners — Soviet Union — Biography. For the bibliographical record of the book, consult any library. Referring to a Mr. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.

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A World Apart is an informative, descriptive and often harrowing account of life inside a Soviet prison camp during the early s. The author has done an excellent job of writing about his – and his fellow inmates – experiences as objectively as possible.

Front cover, edition. The name field is required. Similar Items Related Subjects: It lends a completely different perspective on work camps in Russia.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Political prisoners — Poland — Biography. This book goes far beyond a personal account, however. I believe that everyone should read it, so nothing like that can happen ever again, so we will never forget about those who survived it and those who lost their lives there.

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