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The author has done an excellent job of writing about his – and his fellow inmates – experiences as objectively as possible. The Polish army fought valiantly, but it was vastly outnumbered, having onlytroops and a fraction of the weapons that Germany had at its disposal.

Recently, some revisionists have hrrling Soviet documents that allege that the number of Gulag victims was quite small.

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Return to Book Page. Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources. Despite suffering from starvation, exhaustion from overwork, lack of sufficient sleep and extreme cold, Herling was one of the relatively lucky ones.

Sadovsky, a Communist official who fell out of favor and was incarcerated with him, Herling comments: Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, each of which sought to conquer and exploit its people and pillage its land. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The book even has a quite brilliant, read surreal, appendix which is almost ihny surreal than the horrific innt of being a prisoner in a Soviet work camp.


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Print HardcoverPaperback. He also discusses the human spirit and how people react differently to such horrible conditions and treatment. Want to Read saving….

There was a problem with your submission. Now lions are thrown to slaves”. This book is not a dry account but a compelling read.

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It also describes the dire situation in Poland, a country caught as in a vice between two brutal totalitarian regimes: Aug 11, Teb rated it it was amazing.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Ehrling a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final jerling. Poland was torn apart between two evil empires. In he was awarded the Order of the White Eagle. A World Apart Front cover, edition. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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A compulsory one in the last year of high school in Poland – the earliest age at which you probably can read it. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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First hand account of atrocities, struggle fo A book that makes a very difficult read. The Journal of a Gulag Survivor Polish: He was born in Kielce. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jul 31, Agnes rated it it was amazing Shelves: From Wikipedia, the hsrling encyclopedia.

Awards He was the winner of many literary prizes: 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 In fact, there were. Then off to the camps if you weren’t shot for the job of building the Soviet economy on the cheap.


Herling had been caught trying to flee Poland during her dismemberment by the Soviets Double Genocide. It expresses Herling’s convictions that the Gulag environment does not belong to the normal, human world, but is a type of sick and grudzisnki civilisation which is contrary to all previous human experience.

Lists with This Book. The passage in which Herling says that he later understood how being sent to the Kolyma for the people “working” in his camp sounded like being sent to Auschwitz for the prisoners of Nazi lagers is astonishing. Andrzej Ciolkosz translatorBertrand Russell Preface. First hand account of atrocities, struggle for survival and everyday inhumane existence in soviet gulag. Herling-Drudzinski’s account is eloquent and moving. For most Polish prisoners of war, the Polish-Soviet alliance came too late.

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