Biruta's Garden of Stories: A Latvian Odyssey by Biruta Blumberga PDF

By Biruta Blumberga

ISBN-10: 1621372545

ISBN-13: 9781621372547

ISBN-10: 1621372553

ISBN-13: 9781621372554

for 5 a long time after WWII, Latvia lay forgotten at the back of the "Iron Curtain". The lives and struggles of its humans have been completely hidden from the realm open air the Soviet Union. This selection of brief tales provides an unvarnished portrait of lifestyles in Latvia in the course of these occasions; instances whilst a proud and efficient humans have been subjected to the brutal whims of an oppressive and savage regime; a regime that actively sought to annihilate a humans, its traditions, its values, its historical tradition. Blumberga's tales supply a cinematic account of those instances; as though shot via a pointy Latvian lens.

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