Wave of Terror
Publish date: 2008-01-01
Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers
Pages no: 326
Edition language: English
For my full-length review, please visit Casual Debris. Wave of Terror is an unusual mixture of comedy and Soviet horror, dealing with the opening months of the Soviet occupation of a rural area in Ukraine in 1939. We follow the Soviet usurpation primarily through the experiences of two disparate v...
This was a hard book to rate because it was very well-written and about an interesting topic (the soviet invasion of Belarus in 1940-41). So to just say I liked it, it was very good etc, sounds wrong. In fact, I don't think I am going to rate it for that very reason.The book focuses on a headmaste...
NO SPOILERS!Finished: My concluding thoughts on this novel, which actually is very close to a memoir, become a single question - how would YOU feel to live your life never knowing whom to trust? Think about it. You can trust NOBODY...... The dialogue strikes me more as being the text of drama, rathe...
3.5 starsThis book is a fictionalized account of real events witnessed and/or experienced by the author himself.In 1939, Stalin's Red Army ousted the Polish capitalist oppressors from the Ukraine. They annexed Ukraine to Belorus, making it part of the emerging USSR. At first the Ukrainians were ha...
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