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The Angel of Grozny: Inside Chechnya

Seierstad, Asne

Verlag: Virago Press (an Imprint of Little, Brown Book Group), London, 2008
ISBN 10: 1844083950 / ISBN 13: 9781844083954
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Titel: The Angel of Grozny: Inside Chechnya

Verlag: Virago Press (an Imprint of Little, Brown Book Group), London

Erscheinungsdatum: 2008

Einband: hardcover

Illustrator: Trans.: Christensen, Nadia

Zustand: Very Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: As New

Signiert: Signed and Dedicated By Author

Art des Buches: Used


Includes the text of dedication by author. First U.K. edition. Hardcover with lightly faded head of spine and lightly bumped foot of spine. Dust jacket. Pages are clean and tight throughout. T. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 416019

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Inhaltsangabe: Asne Seierstad began her writing career as a Moscow correspondent; the conflict in Chechnya was the first war she covered. Now ten years later, she returns to Chechnya and discovers that though the world's attention has moved on, the tragedy has continued, killing 10 to 15 per cent of the population and leaving a brutalised society - with a particular toll on its children - in its wake. Combining the violent history of the Caucasus and the battle between freedom fighters and the empire, with the story of the journeys Seierstad undertook in secrecy and disguise over the last two years, this will be another landmark book from this brave and brilliant writer.

Rezension: [Asne Seierstad] has produced the best book in English about one of the world's most brutal and under-reported conflicts' Sunday Times ( 'Anyone wanting to understand the Russia of today should read this compelling, shocking book about the forgotten suffering of Chechnya. a powerful book of heartbreaking yet flamboyant reportage from a forgotten hell' Evening Standard)

If Kapuscinski was the modern master of literary reportage, then Asne Seierstad's The Angel of Grozny proves her a worthy follower with this bleak but beautiful book' Sunday Herald ( 'Extraordinary and deeply harrowing.a tenacious and compassionate reporter, [Asne Seierstad] finds her way into the homes of Chechens and tells their stories.[a] brave, disturbing book' Scotsman)

touching stories of loss, survival and invaluable account of the stormy conflicts that have blighted the area for centuries' Time Out ( 'As a crash course on recent Chechen and Russian history, Seierstad's account is invaluable: she presents all the confusing contradictions of the conflict in a straightforward, accessible way, which is no mean feat.she has a real eye for detail and the hu)

[Asne Seierstad] tells their stories with poignancy and compassion. The Angel of Grozny reads at times almost like a novel; the pity is that Seierstad isn't making it up' Independent

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