By Gustaw Herling

In 1940, Gustav Herling was once arrested after he joined an underground Polish military that fell into Russian fingers. He was once despatched to a northern Russian labour camp, the place he spent the 2 such a lot terrible years of his existence. during this publication, he tells of the folks he used to be imprisoned with, the hardships they continued, and the indomitable spirit and should that allowed them to outlive. principally, he creates a portrait of the way humans - disadvantaged of foodstuff, garments, right treatment, and compelled to paintings at not easy labour - can come jointly to shape a neighborhood that provides desire within the face of hopelessness, that provides existence while even the residing haven't any existence left.

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