Kalniete's book is a moving and eloquent testimony to her family and to the Latvian nation -- to their shared fate during more than fifty years of occupation. It is an indictment of the inhuman repression of both the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. Above all, it is the story of human survival, and it has become the most-translated Latvian book in recent history.
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The Loop (French Literature)User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In this first English translation of Roubaud's second novel in the series begun with The Great Fire of London, the author returns to memory as an antidote for his depression after the tragic death of ... Read full review
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The second in Roubaud's exhaustive and exhausting series, “the great fire of London” (lower case and quotes the author's), is almost twice as long as Branch One: Destruction, and focuses on the task ... Read full review