Martin Opitz was a German poet and literary theorist who was considered to be the greatest poet in the land during his lifetime.
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The Ghetto Within by Santiago H. Amigorena also deals with issues of identity, as many immigrants do. Are they Argentina? Polish? Polish-Argentinian? Jewish?
The brothers were moved between several work camps, including Auschwitz managing to survive due to their ability to fix watches and a good amount of chutzpah
I enjoyed the storytelling & narrative aspect of the book. The story is about Ciri, but we follow everyone else around her, as well as events which concern her
Vera Atkins was brilliant & effective. She fought in the SOE, answering to Churchill at great peril. Fleming based Ms. Moneypenny on her
The book describes the long relationship between Polish & US intelligence agencies. Poland has been trying to come out from under the heavy hand of the Russians
Ida Tarbell (5 November, 1857 – 6 January, 1944) was an author, biographer, lecturer, educator and an early pioneer of investigative journalist.
The magic of sagas is that you get to know the characters very well. This novel is too short for such narrative. The characters, are lovely, and interesting.
Wisława Szymborska (2, July 1923 – 1, February 2012) was a Nobel Prize winning poet. Translator, and essayist from Poland.
The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos shines light on the women resistance fighters in Poland during World War II