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Till My Tale Is Told (Indiana Michigan Series In Russian & East European Studies) Simeon Vilensky

Till My Tale Is Told (Indiana Michigan Series In Russian & East European Studies)

Simeon Vilensky

Published
ISBN : 9781860495557
Paperback
366 pages
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 About the Book 

. . . a fascinating, brave and in many ways heartening book . . . --Times Literary Supplement . . . some of the best of the enormous, mostly untranslated Gulag memoir literature. --Anne Applebaum, Literary Review (London) . . . probably theMore . . . a fascinating, brave and in many ways heartening book . . . --Times Literary Supplement . . . some of the best of the enormous, mostly untranslated Gulag memoir literature. --Anne Applebaum, Literary Review (London) . . . probably the most gripping and detailed addition to the famous fundamental work by Solzhenitsyn. This book should be read by everybody . . . --The SpectatorHow extraordinary it is that compassion and tenderness may flourish in the cruelest conditions- how stubbornly and bravely people survive them. This is not a depressing book but an inspiriting and encouraging one. --Doris LessingArrest, interrogation, imprisonment, trial and sentencing, transport, labor camps, internal exile, sometimes release, often followed by re-arrest and re-imprisonment--and, for those who outlived Stalin, eventual reprieve and rehabilitation--these are the outlines of the experiences recorded by 16 courageous Russian women whose moving testimonies, most of them written in secret and at great personal risk, are presented here.