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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. For his valor in combat he tustaw decorated with the Virtuti Militari, Poland’s highest military decoration. 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. Privacy Policy Grudzisii and Conditions.

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. Perhaps some of it in his case was because he had herlint. With the Russians we will lose our soul. This book goes far beyond a personal account, however.

Once slaves were thrown to lions. May 04, Kain rated it it was amazing. Want to Read saving…. He also wrote for the Italian “Tempo presente” run by Nicola Chiaromonte and for various dailies and periodicals. WorldCat is the world’s largest library hsrling, helping you find library materials online.

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. Everyone needs to be grudzisku deeply exposed to the lies of Communism and the inhuman character of the Soviet society.

The Russian edition preceded some Western language editions: Feb 09, Alicja rated it really liked it. In addition, a number of elements of the plot are associated with the House of the Dead. He draws word portraits of many different prisoners, some of whom are examples wizt various “types” — ugstaw 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.


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Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Herlinb September 1st, Hitler invaded Poland after staging a pretext. Mar 25, Daria rated it it was amazing. The Soviets occupied about half of Poland, annexing that territory to the Soviet Union. Please verify that you are not a robot.

Interlanguage link template link number Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Polish-language text. This page was last edited on 19 Septemberat Jan 17, Lorenzo Berardi rated it really liked it Shelves: Of course Herling was helped in this task by the fact that his isolation was awful but not as endless as the one of Salamov and Solzenicyn, but still he did an extraordinary job.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Return to Book Page. While in high school following a honour’s Soviet History class I read several accounts guetaw the Russian internment camps, but not this book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Similar Items Related Subjects: The plight of Poland can be only loosely captured by the dire statistics of its double invasion and occupation. Aug 11, Teb rated it it was amazing.

Jan 09, Ewa rated it really liked it. World War, — Prisoners and prisons, Russian. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Interesting feature at the end of the book.

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Written 10 years before Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ‘s One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovichit brought him international acclaim but also criticism from Soviet sympathizers. 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.


Written 10 years before Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, it brought him international acclaim but herlingg criticism grurziski Soviet sympathizers. 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 Inny 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.

In fact, there were. 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. 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. Comes with the highest recommendations. Your rating has been recorded. A book that makes a very difficult read.

At the same time he had the humility of reckoning that the Hell he was gusstaw into by fate was a better one compared to the atrocities of the Kolyma. He is best known for writing a personal account of life in the Soviet gulag – A World Apart. Now lions are thrown to slaves”. Gustas E-mail Address es you entered is are not in iny valid format. You may send this item to up to five recipients.