My Childhood at the Gate of Unrest

By Paul Goma

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Europe /Travel/E.Europe

Translated from Romanian by Angela Clark

The novel is a Proustian feast of memories and experiences of young Paul and his family, living through World War II in a remote Moldovan village that is swallowed up by Stalin's Russia. A masterwork and the only work in English by one of Romania's greatest living novelists.

265 pages Paperback

"A great writer in perfect mastery of his gifts"

LE MONDE

"A rich picture of the village and its characters with a perspective that allows for humour even when focused on the tragic dimensions of Stalinist excess." GOOD BOOK GUIDE

"Beautiful." PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

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MY CHILDHOOD AT THE GATE OF UNREST

ISBN 0-930523-74-1 Pbk US $10.95 /UK 5.95

 

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