Ashes and Diamonds

Fiction

Author: Jerzy Andrzejewski

Originally published in Poland in 1948, and acclaimed as one of the finest post-war 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 chi….Read More

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