Babushka's Journey: The Dark Road to Stalin's Wartime Camps

TitleBabushka's Journey: The Dark Road to Stalin's Wartime Camps
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsKrueger, Marcel
Number of Pages256
PublisherI.B.Tauris
CityLondon
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Following the tracks of his grandmother Cilly, or 'Babushka', into her vanished homeland of East Prussia and to the labour camps of the Soviet Union, Marcel Krueger has interwoven contemporary landscape and family history into a poignant and evocative travel memoir. As he stumbles through the bars of present-day Poland and dreams on the bunk beds of the Trans-Siberian railway, Krueger forges an authentic retelling of Cilly’s tragic yet hopeful story, discovering that her journey reflects tens of thousands of similar personal histories, which continue to haunt Germany, Poland and Russia today.

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