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Definitely too long, but still one of the most haunting and harrowing books I have ever read. Interlanguage link template link number Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Polish-language text.
Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Herling is a talented writer. You could end up in a mass grave in Katyn or in a ghetto, a concentration camp, forced labour camp or a crematory. In fact, there were. Being Polish was not really a plus in the ‘s.
Recommended to David by: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? English Choose a language for shopping. It lends a completely different perspective on work camps in Russia. Awards He was the winner of many literary prizes: Open Preview See a Problem? Retrieved from ” https: The author has done an excellent job of writing about his – and his fellow inmates – experiences as objectively as possible.
AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This book is not a dry account but a compelling read.
That’s a shame, because I was really looking forward to it. Get to Know Us. In he was innh the Order of the White Eagle. Nov 21, Jonasz rated it really liked it Shelves: A book that makes a very difficult read. Germany attacked Poland with full force, launching 85 percent of its military might into the country, including 1.
Return to Book Page. Product details Unknown Binding Publisher: So call this an extended “Ivan” — herrling months of misery instead of one day. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Herling had been caught trying to flee Poland during her dismemberment by the Soviets Double Genocide.
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After reading this book the reader will come to herlung new realization as to just how far evil can be taken in the name of loyalty to the Fatherland. Write a customer review. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Most Polish soldiers, however, were sent, like Gustaw Herling, to Gulags, from which few emerged alive. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
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This is a book that many would wish it was a pure fiction, that it has never happend – as it’s really hard to believe it all Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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 Nov 17, Tihana rated it really liked it Shelves: Thi Being Polish was not really a plus in the ‘s.
One strength of Herling’s character was his capacity for reflection, and this helps make “A World Apart”more than just a litany of suffering. Share your thoughts with other customers.
Their loyalty to their faith was admirable, but when the Polish cut a deal with Stalin, the Polish Jews were excluded from that, which only proves once again that religion sucks. The line between a victim and torturer is so vague In actuality, even official Soviet documents commonly omit or greatly downgrade things according to personal preference or ideology. Comes with the highest recommendations.
Everyone needs to be more deeply exposed to the lies of Communism and the inhuman character of the Soviet society. Interesting feature at the end of the book. Jan 23, P42 rated it really liked it Shelves: He is best known for writing a personal account of life in the Soviet gulag – A World Apart.
Then off to the camps if you weren’t shot for the job of building the Soviet economy on the cheap. A lot of the book details how the camps worked, treatment of different racial groups, nationalities the author is Polish and genders by both the Soviet guards and also the prisoners and stories about how he and his fellow prisoners came to A World Apart is an informative, descriptive and often harrowing account of life inside a Soviet prison camp during the early s.