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LITERATURE Lost & Found (No. 63)

Of course, you know Ernest Hemingway’s novel of the Spanish Civil War „For Whom the Bell Tolls“. You have probably seen the movie with Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman, Hollywood made after the book. Then you have encountered the Russian war correspondent (for the party paper „Pravda“) and Soviet spy Karpov, not a very sympathetic … Weiterlesen »

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TRAVEL The Book To Look … (No. 23)

… you’ll find in Colin Thubron’s „In Siberia“. A breathtaking book, only an Englishman could have written, I think. Here, a man travelled for thousands of miles through the unknown one fifth of the earth, often being the first westener – after the Gulag prisoners. And on page 270 I found the following episode: „Not … Weiterlesen »

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