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Reading of the day: Obelisk, Bykov

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Reading of the week: “In the Fog” (“У тумане”), Vasil Bykau, 1989

“Aповесць Васіля Быкава “У тумане” прысвечана партызанам. Разведчыкі Бураў і Войцік павінны абясшкодзіць чалавека, які быццам служыць фашыстам. Пра гэты цяжкі паход і расказваецца ў творы.” КАМУНІКАТ.org

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Reading of the week: Vasil Bykau “Sign of Misfortune”

“Two elderly peasants, Stepanida and husband Petroc, eke out a living on an allotment carved from an estate in the eastern Soviet republic. Having survived the horrors of agricultural collectivization during the 1930s, which caused a near-famine in their village, … Continue reading

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Reading of the week: Vasil Bykau “The Wolf Pack”

“In the forests of Belarus in 1942 a group of disabled partisans makes its way to a medical unit while being pursued by traitorous partisans, German soldiers, and vicious dogs. Like all of Bykov’s stories, “Pack of Wolves” addresses the … Continue reading

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“The dead feel no pain” – A Belarusian Novel by Vasil’ Bykau

This week’s reading: “The dead feel no pain” (Miortvym nie balic), a Belarusian novel of the Second World War by Vasil’ Bykau. The book is about the life of a Soviet foot soldier on the Eastern front during the Second … Continue reading

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