Insight into the breakdown of pre WWII Europe and the post war reformation.
Polonaise Insight into the breakdown of pre WWII Europe and the post war reformation
Read Read s nonfiction effort Alive a few years ago and enjoyed it, so I thought I d give his abundant fiction a try chose Polonaise since I like reviewing books with few assessments This is the story of two siblings from an aristocratic Polish family who are orphaned as teenagers and have to find their way in life The time period is 1920s through the 1950s, and Polonaise unfolds like a three part play The setting is mostly Poland in Part 1 during the prosperous economy of the 1920s which gave [...]
Sept 2017 Re read.I think I picked this novel up at a used book sale or something, decades ago It tells the story of 4 young people in their early 20s in Warsaw in the years leading up to World War II Some of them become communists, then later become disillusioned The final part of the book is set in the 1950s, in Paris in England A sort of rambling novel.
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Polonaise gave a taste of history, pre WW II and a bit after, in Europe I learned what the Polish people were going through The times also showed the attraction of communism and socialism fascism The Kornowski family looses all and becomes embroiled in the political activities of the times It s a good book.