Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster

Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster

Svetlana Alexievich


Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
Winner of the nationwide ebook Critics Circle Award

On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor coincidence in background happened in Chernobyl and infected up to 3 quarters of Europe. Voices from Chernobyl is the 1st booklet to give own money owed of the tragedy. Journalist Svetlana Alexievich interviewed enormous quantities of individuals laid low with the meltdown---from blameless electorate to firefighters to these referred to as in to scrub up the disaster---and their tales demonstrate the terror, anger, and uncertainty with which they nonetheless stay. created from interviews in monologue shape, Voices from Chernobyl is a crucially vital paintings, unforgettable in its emotional energy and honesty.

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