The Devil's Grinder: Poems of Hope and Despair From the Forced Labor Camps of Post-WWII Communist Romania

The Devil's Grinder: Poems of Hope and Despair From the Forced Labor Camps of Post-WWII Communist Romania

Mircea Ionescu-Quintus


This choice of Poems—offered as a dual-language English–Romanian edition—together with a serious Exposé through the translators, a Preface via the writer, a Chronicle and Biography, conveys to the reader a truly own story of a human tragedy of unspeakable horrors the writer continued along tens of millions of different political prisoners at pressured hard work camps, so-called "Gulags" on the Danube-Black Sea Canal (the "Canal") in the course of Romania's Communist regime after WWII. This publication is a Zeitzeugnis—a witness of the time—an account not just of a reprehensible previous time yet a truly pertinent occur for wish for more youthful generations all over the international.

This booklet relies on Moara Dracilor by way of Mircea Ionescu-Quintus, released in Romanian in 1999 via Editura Ion Creanga S.A., Romania. the recent identify is a dual-language (English-Romanian) version, with a brand new Foreword, a brand new Preface by way of the writer, a brand new concerning the Translators, seven extra Poems, 3 new Illustrations, and a brand new writer Biography.

It is a must-read for college kids and a person drawn to politics, political historical past, Eastern-European heritage, Communist regimes, Romania, Romanian heritage, Romanian politics, background of Political Oppression, Testimonial Literature, Poetry, Eastern-European poetry, Romanian poetry, and socio-political poetry.

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