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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Views Read Edit View history. It also describes the dire situation in Poland, a country caught as in a vice between two brutal totalitarian regimes: The E-mail message field is required.

A World Apart is an informative, descriptive and often harrowing account of life inside a Soviet prison camp during the early s. Sadovsky, a Communist official who fell out of favor and was incarcerated with him, Herling comments: Nov 16, Paulina rated it it was amazing. Interlanguage link template link number Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Polish-language text.

At the same time he had the humility of reckoning that the Hell he was put into by fate was a bet It should and might deserve to be more widely known.

On September 1st, Hitler invaded Poland after staging a pretext. Herling-Drudzinski’s account is eloquent and moving. Herling is a talented writer. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. It’s a grim tale that is totally devoid of hope.


For his valor in combat he was decorated with the Virtuti Militari, Poland’s highest military decoration. Not many were able to survive it, those who did so, told their story. In he was awarded the Order of the White Eagle.

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You already recently rated this item. Please enter the message. In actuality, even official Soviet documents commonly omit or greatly downgrade things according to personal preference or ideology.

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The Journal of a Gulag Survivor Polish: I wonder why it grduziski not of the reading list because Mr. Herling had been caught trying to flee Poland during her dismemberment by the Soviets and Germans.


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The book contains detailed, often drastic depictions from the lives of Gystaw prisoners. Nov 21, Jonasz rated it really liked it Shelves: Jul 31, Agnes rated it it was amazing Shelves: While in high school following a honour’s Soviet History class I read several accounts of the Russian internment camps, but not this book.

By the time the Sikorski-Mayski Agreement was signed and Poland found itself, once again, allied with the Soviet Union against Germany, most of them had perished. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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