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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. First hand account of atrocities, struggle for survival and everyday inhumane existence in soviet gulag. Hard to believe this actually happened. For most Polish prisoners of war, the Polish-Soviet alliance came too late. Views Read Edit View history. Germany attacked Poland with full force, launching 85 percent of its military might into the country, including 1.

Internet URLs are the best. German soldiers torched houses along the German-Polish border and blamed the Poles for it. Sadovsky, a Communist official who fell out of favor and was incarcerated with him, Herling comments: Jan 17, Lorenzo Berardi rated it really liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again.

You could end up in a mass grave in Katyn or in a ghetto, a concentration camp, forced labour camp or a crematory.

Gustaw Herling-Grudzinski

Originally published in the Britannica Book of the Year. Perhaps some of it in his case was because he had hope. I believe that everyone should read it, so nothing hegling that can happen ever again, so we will never forget about those who survived it and those who lost their lives yustaw. Being Polish was not really a plus in the ‘s. The Journal of a Gulag Survivor Polish: Once slaves were thrown to lions.


Herling ended up in a Gulag, which is equally fun but unlike in German concentration camps, in a Gulag mass murder and extermination is not the aim but a pleasant side effect of the harsh conditions over there. I wonder why it was not of the reading list because Mr. Those inmates who planned escapes and stored food for them did not actually try to escape–which they grudzzinski was almost impossible. This book is not a dry account but a compelling read.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Great balance between the behavaviourism gudtaw psychology. In A World Apart Herling describes his imprisonment in a Soviet gulag and his excruciating experience in a forced labor camp between hrling years 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.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Not many were able to survive it, those who did so, told their story. He is best known for writing a personal account of life in the Soviet gulag – A World Apart.

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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.

Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, each guetaw which sought to conquer and exploit its people and pillage its land. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It lends a completely different perspective on work camps in Russia.

A compulsory one in the last year of high school in Poland – the earliest age at which you probably can read it.


Inny świat by Gustaw Herling-Grudziński

On September 1st, Hitler invaded Poland after staging a pretext. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. For his valor in combat he was decorated with the Virtuti Militari, Poland’s highest military decoration.

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Thanks to a deal between the Polish government and the Russians Herling was eventually released, unlike his Russian mates. 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. Print HardcoverPaperback. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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Still, he was one of the last to be released, and he’d almost given up. Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources. In he was awarded the Order of the White Eagle. Want to Read saving…. There was a problem with your submission. Awards He was the winner of many literary prizes: Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The Russian edition preceded some Western language editions: You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind.