Ashes and Diamonds

Ashes and Diamonds

ISBN-10:
0810115190
ISBN-13:
9780810115194
Pub. Date:
03/01/1997
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
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Overview

Ashes and Diamonds

Originally published in Poland in 1948, and acclaimed as one of the finest postwar Polish novels, Ashes and Diamonds takes place in the spring of 1945, as the nation is in the throes of its transformation to People' Poland. Communists, socialists, and nationalists; thieves and black marketeers; servants and fading aristocrats; veteran terrorists and bands of murderous children bewitched by the lure of crime and adventure—all of these converge on a provincial town's chief hotel, a microcosm of an uprooted world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810115194
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 03/01/1997
Series: European Classics
Edition description: Translated
Pages: 239
Sales rank: 1,345,298
Product dimensions: 5.13(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Barbara Niemczyk
Errata
Introduction by Heinrich Böll
Ashes and Diamonds

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