Inny swiat by Gustaw Herling-Grudzinski, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Genre/Form: Biography. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Bolecki, Włodzimierz. “Inny świat” Gustawa Herlinga-Grudzińskiego. Kraków: TAiWPN. Gustaw Herling Grudziński Inny świat. likes. Book.

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Biography, Document, Internet resource Document Type: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Accounts of Soviet prison camps, both novels and non-fiction, differ from the stories of Nazi camps for many gustxw, not the least of which is the reasons for their existence.

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The first account of “Russian labour camps” I read so far in which the author not only writes about what he survived to, but tries to put it in a larger historical context. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Previous inmates of the Gulags who now served as overseers were often extremely harsh to current inmates. Similar Items Related Subjects: At the same time he had the humility of reckoning that the Hell he was put into by fate was a better one compared to the atrocities of the Kolyma.

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Inny świat

Retrieved 31 October Thanks to a deal between the Polish government and the Russians Herling was eventually released, unlike his Russian mates. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

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The plight of Poland can be only loosely captured by the dire statistics of its double invasion and occupation. 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 gustsw the prisoners of Nazi lagers is astonishing.

“Inny świat” Gustawa Herlinga-Grudzińskiego

Aug 11, Teb rated it it was amazing. Mar 25, Daria rated it gustaww was amazing. It should and might deserve to be more widely known. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Feb 09, Alicja rated it really liked it. Recently, some revisionists have cited Soviet documents that allege that the number of Gulag victims was quite small. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. The book contains detailed, often drastic depictions from the lives of Gulag prisoners.

Jul lnny, Agnes rated it it was amazing Shelves: The story itself was very important, but the writing style wasn’t something that I liked and I struggled with this book more than I expected. Andrzej Ciolkosz translatorBertrand Russell Preface. Political prisoners — Soviet Union — Biography. This book is not a dry account but a compelling read. There is something about the coldness, precision and distance of the narration that makes it even scarier.

So call this herlinv extended “Ivan” — 18 months of misery instead of one day. This gave him the opportunity to write about his time in the work camps. 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 Soviet lnny 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.


Jerling 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. Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, each of which sought to conquer and exploit its people and pillage its land. A compulsory one in the last year of high school in Poland – the earliest age at which you probably can read it.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. For the bibliographical record of the book, consult any library. German soldiers torched houses along the German-Polish border and blamed the Poles for it. No trivia or quizzes yet. Gfudziski lends a completely different perspective on work camps in Russia. 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.

You may have already requested this item. Please enter the message. Finding libraries that hold this item Sadovsky, a Communist official who fell out of favor and was incarcerated with him, Herling comments: Germany attacked Poland with full force, launching 85 percent of its military might into the country, including 1.