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

By Biruta Blumberga

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 area outdoors the Soviet Union. This choice of brief tales provides an unvarnished portrait of existence in Latvia in the course of these instances; instances while 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 historic tradition. Blumberga's tales provide a cinematic account of those instances; as though shot via a pointy Latvian lens.

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