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Recommended historical books (3)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into historical here are some historical books from Poland for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.


The Captive Mind by Czesław Miłosz EN

Rating: 4     4 Votes
Country: Europe / Poland flag Poland
The best known prose work by the winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature examines the moral and intellectual conflicts faced by men and women living under totalitarianism of the left or right.
Recommended: 01 Nov 2022

The Last Jew of Treblinka

The Last Jew of Treblinka by Chil Rajchman EN

Rating: 4.4     9 Votes
Country: Europe / Poland flag Poland
One of the few survivors of the Nazi death camp Treblinka during World War II, the author tells a riveting story of how he survived by becoming one of the workers whose grim task it was to tend to the dead and went on to take part in the Treblinka workers' revolt and later testified at a war-crime tribunal.
Recommended: 16 Jan 2023

The Long Walk

The Long Walk by Slavomir Rawicz EN

Rating: 3.5     38 Votes
Country: Europe / Poland flag Poland
'I hope The Long Walk will remain as a memorial to all those who live and die for freedom, and for all those who for many reasons could not speak for themselves' Slavomir Rawicz Slavomir Rawicz was a young Polish cavalry officer. On 19 November 1939 he was arrested by the Russians and after brutal interrogation he was sentenced to twenty-five years in a gulag. After a three-month journey in the dead of winter to Siberia, life in a Soviet labour camp meant enduring hunger, extreme cold, untreated wounds and illnesses and facing the daily risk of arbitrary execution. Realising that to remain mea... continue

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