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Contact Kontrast Drukuj Rozmiar tekstu Advanced search. Jan 09, Ewa rated it really liked it. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. The Journal of a Gulag Survivor Polish: Jul 31, Agnes rated it it was amazing Shelves: It lends a completely different perspective on work camps in Russia. 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.

Poland received some verbal support from its allies, Great Britain and France, but no effective backing on the military front.

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Remember me on this computer. It expresses Herling’s convictions that the Gulag environment does not belong to the normal, human world, but is a wia of sick and distinctive civilisation which is contrary to all previous human experience.


“Inny świat” Gustawa Herlinga-Grudzińskiego

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. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Most Polish soldiers, however, were sent, like Gustaw Herling, to Gulags, from which few emerged alive.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The Polish army fought valiantly, but it was vastly outnumbered, having onlytroops and a fraction of the weapons that Germany had at its disposal.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Retrieved from ” https: 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.

You could end up in a mass grave in Katyn or in a ghetto, a concentration camp, forced labour camp or a crematory. You may have already requested this item. 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.

Those inmates who planned escapes and stored food for them did not actually try to escape–which they knew was almost impossible. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. That’s a shame, because I was really looking forward to it. He summarized his experiences pp. Please verify that you are not a robot. In the years he studied Polish philology at Warsaw University.

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Home About Help Search. Previous inmates of the Gulags who now served as overseers were often extremely harsh to current inmates. Interesting feature at the end of the book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


The E-mail message field is required. We learn, for example, that Communist tortures were designed not merely to make the victims sign a confession of guilt, but to destroy their very personality.

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A Selection of War Stories Rome Definitely too long, but still one of the most haunting and harrowing books I have ever read.

You already recently rated this item. Your rating has been recorded. Poland was torn apart between two evil empires. Lists with This Book. Find a copy online Links to this item Google. Thank You for printing content from Shtetl Portal. 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 According to Herling, this was due to the reluctance of the left-leaning publishing houses in that country.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In he grudzisk awarded the Order of the White Eagle. The author has done an excellent job of writing about his – and his fellow inmates – experiences as objectively as possible.

Preview this item Preview this item. Despite suffering from starvation, exhaustion from overwork, lack of sufficient sleep and extreme cold, Herling was one of the relatively lucky ones.