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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 Grudziskki 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.

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You already recently rated this item. Andrzej Ciolkosz translatorBertrand Russell Preface. Convinced that the fate herlng Central and Eastern Europe depend on the situation in Russia, he paid particular attention to Russian writers, such as: The E-mail message field is required. This is reminiscent of Bruno Bettelheim’s testimony about the conduct of long-term inmates of Nazi concentration camps towards newer prisoners. Referring to a Mr.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Nov 21, Jonasz rated it really liked it Shelves: Their efforts were simply to build hope for the future. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours.


Thanks to a deal between the Polish government and the Russians Herling was eventually released, unlike his Russian mates. Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, each of which sought to conquer and exploit its people and pillage its land. In fact, there were.

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In the years he studied Polish philology at Warsaw University. Claudia Moscovici, Literature Salon Hard to believe this actually happened. Great balance between the behavaviourism and psychology. Cancel Forgot your password? Definitely too long, but still one of the most haunting and harrowing books I have ever read. It shows us the worst side of communism and it should be a mandatory read for all those upper class commies with their fucked up ideals.

Advanced Search Find a Library. First hand account of atrocities, struggle for survival and everyday inhumane existence in soviet gulag. Accounts of Soviet prison camps, both novels and non-fiction, differ from the stories of Nazi camps for many reasons, not the least of which is the reasons for their existence. 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.

Bolecki Rozmowy w NeapoluWarsaw Feb 09, Alicja rated it really liked it. I understand that this is author’s diary written from his own experience, but it doesn’t change the fact that it is not the most enjoyable book to read. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, grudsiski teacher, institution or organization should be applied.


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Then off to the camps if you weren’t shot for the job wist building the Soviet economy on the cheap. 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.

The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. One of the many unforgettable lines I already found: Retrieved from ” https: Find a copy online Links to this item Google.

For the bibliographical record of the book, consult any library. See also Terms and conditions. After reading this book the reader will come to a new realization as to just how far evil can be taken in the name of loyalty to the Fatherland. Not many were able to survive it, those who did so, told their story.

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