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Nov 16, Paulina rated it it was amazing. The book was initially greeted well in England, with a foreword written by Bertrand Russell but had to wait until for its publication in France. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Retrieved 31 October Mar 25, Daria rated it it was amazing. A book that makes a very difficult read.
A World Apart is an informative, descriptive and often harrowing account of onny inside a Soviet prison camp during the early s.
Definitely too long, but still one of the most haunting and harrowing books I have ever read. Get to Know Us. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.
This is reminiscent of Bruno Bettelheim’s testimony about the conduct of long-term inmates of Herlling concentration camps towards newer prisoners. The line between a victim and torturer is so vague Return to Book Page.
Write a customer review. 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. Those inmates who planned escapes and stored food for them did not actually try to escape–which they knew was almost impossible.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Thanks to a deal between the Polish government and the Russians Herling was eventually released, unlike his Russian mates.
First hand account of atrocities, struggle fo A book that makes a very difficult read.
Heeling hand account of atrocities, struggle for survival and everyday inhumane existence in soviet gulag. The occupation of Poland was part and parcel of the Nazi plan for ethnic cleansing of the Eastern Territory, enslavement of the Slavs, exploitation of their labor and natural resources, and creation of more Lebensraum living space for the Aryan race.
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Herling is a talented writer. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. It’s baffling how anyone survived Gulag conditions, even for only 18 months, as the author did.
Being Polish was not really a plus in the ‘s. Chalk up one for our side!
Jan 09, Ewa rated it really liked it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The book contains detailed, often drastic depictions from the lives of Gulag prisoners. Recently, some revisionists have cited Soviet documents that allege that the number of Gulag victims was quite small. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Many movies and books were created in regard to Nazis camps and that’s what most people especially those living outside of Europe associate with IIWW, history about Soviet ones isn’t that widely known.
It lends a completely different herlint on work camps in Russia. The book A World Apart contains the author’s recollections beginning from his time spent incarcerated in the former USSR Gulag labour camp in Yertsevo in Arkhangelsk Oblastand a description of the journey he took to join the Polish divisions forming in Persia.
While in high school following a honour’s Soviet History dwiat I read several accounts of the Russian internment camps, but not this book.
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