COMPASSION Love, memory and survival in Stalinist Russia by Patricia le Roy
“Poetry is more respected in Russia than anywhere else. People are killed for it.” In 1938, Nina secretly composes a poem denouncing the purges, while Ilya fights to survive in a prison camp. Fifty years later, Andrei tells their story to his granddaughter Charlotte. 9781986810265 • Paper, $14.99, eBook, $5.77 380 Pages • History/Literary Fiction
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