The anthology Voices From The Past by the late Russian immigrant writer Orest M. Gladky presents a six-part collection of short stories preserving facts and thoughts about the tumultuous history of RussiaaSoviet Union from 1917 to 1971. In the first Part of this stirring collection, aIn Whose Name?a, stories follow the period when the civil war engulfed the Motherland and the White Army volunteers are defending Holy Russia from the Reds. In aThe Dispossessed, a stories describe tragic times when Stalin reneges on the promise of the revolutionaAll land to the peasantsaand launches an onslaught on peasants through forced farm collectivization and deportation of millions to Siberia. Stories in aI Believea tell how the Communists imposed Marxist dogma to eradicate belief in God, they close churches, kill and send clergymen to the concentration camps and conduct relentless anti-religious propaganda. In the fourth part State secret police watchdogs relentlessly hound aThe Enemies of the Peoplea and send millions without trial to prisons and gulags. In aThe Humdrum Life in Socialist Paradisea stories capture snapshots of ordinary citizensa days in the Socialist-Communist state and their struggle to survive under Soviet rule and Bolshevik dictatorship. The last Part, aBehind the Iron Curtain, a tells with wry humor stories about events after World War Two, Cold War Years, and Collective Leadership in Soviet Union.Dyed Korneya#39;s house everything was clean and bright. Opposite the entrance door an altar ... Though it was hard to find foodstuff, Vera managed to prepare a small paskha and make a few colored Easter eggs. She put this and a piece of lardanbsp;...
|Title||:||Voices From The Past|
|Author||:||Orest M. Gladky|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2011-06-02|