The Taste of Ashes: The Afterlife of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europeby Marci Shore
A shimmering literary examination of the ghost of communism, a haunting presence of Europe's past
Oskar has just killed himself. After waiting a quarter century, he returned to Prague only to find it was no longer his home. With his memorial service, Yale historian and prize-winning author Marci Shore leads us gently into the/b>
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Super book if you want to enjoy the adventures of a researchers on the (mine) field! It's not frequent at all to get the feelings behind a book or a research project. Also, a nice overview of some of the recent issues on Eastern Europe and the legacy of Nazi Germany, Stalinist rule and antipolitics after the failure of the Marxist utopia/dystopia.