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Category: Translations
Author Repše G.
Publisher Dienas Grāmata
Publication date 2020
ISBN 9789934595202

This multilayered and intricately patterned novel is one in the prize-winning series of historical novels We. Latvia. The 20th Century. It is an unflinching exploration of wartime Latvia in 1940-41, the time of Soviet repression and deportations and the workings of memory, memories and remembrance. But above all, it is a woman's story or the story of women. The horrific events of these years are delineated through women's experiences, their different ways of enduring the horrors – by avoiding, coping or confronting, and their reactions, that range from terror and despair to joy and hope. Māra Rozīte, editor

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