Tag Archives: Soviet Union

The Polish Front

We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter is a 2017 book based on World War Two events experienced by the author’s Jewish ancestors. I have read many books about the war, but this is the first I think I have … Continue reading

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Blood Ties

There Once Lived a Mother Who Loved Her Children, Until They Moved Back In by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya is a collection of three translated novellas about the hardship of family life in Russia. Much like the previous book I reviewed by this … Continue reading

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Strangled Songbird

Zoli is the third book I have read by Colum McCann and once again, I am amazed by the depth of his work.  Written in 2007, this book is one which jumped out at me while I was searching for another … Continue reading

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