Lost Time: Lectures on Proust in a Soviet Prison Camp by Józef Czapski
When Polish author and artist Józef Czapski got taken as a prisoner by the Red Army in 1939, he must have known that this was tantamount to a death sentence. Almost all of the soldiers interned with him died or disappeared before the end of World War II. By his own estimate, Czapski was one of only around four hundred survivors out of a group of 15,000—…
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