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Frank Westerman

Engineers of the soul

Engineers of the Soul is the riveting story of how authors were forced to write in service of an ideology, in this case communism as it was practiced in the Soviet Union. Westerman’s sharp pen combines a fine example of investigative journalism with a dash of literary history. In the book’s ingenious construction he continually contrasts the Soviet past with present-day Russia, leading the reader into a maze of mirrors through Absurdistan.

Details

Vertaling van : Ingenieurs van de ziel
Jaar van uitgave: 2010
Uitgever: Harvill Secker; London
Bindwijze: paperback

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Sam Garrett

Genre

Non-fictie

Taal

Engels

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Frank Westerman

Frank Westerman is the author of The Bridge over the Tara (1994) and Srebrenica: The Blackest Scenario (1997), as well as The Republic of Grain (1999) and Engineers of the Soul (2002), both of which were awarded prestigious prizes in the Netherlands and became bestsell­ers. In 2005 Westerman…

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