A Mountain of Crumbs
Publish date: January 12th 2010
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Russian Literature
This book is really awesome and gives an incredibly good insight into the daily lives of the people living in the former USSR, and about the strains, as well as the (few) positive things people were confronted with growing up in an area secluded from the "western" world (even Africa is being seen as...
I think I'd like to read the next memoir
NO SPOILERSMy final opinion is that this was a deeply honest and humorous autibiograohy. It extremely well depicts life behind the Iron Curtain during the 70s and 80s. The crooked truth, the need to hide your true thoughts, the need to pretend were fundamental to life in Russia at this time. I had ...
Sian Thomas reads from Elena Gorokhova's memoir of growing up behind the Iron Curtain.
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