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The Haunted Land: Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism

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In this investigation of the aftermath of communism in Poland, Hungary, East Germany and Czechoslovakia, each chapter centres round a legal case, ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.000
Longdrycreek

The Book Lacks Verve

by Longdrycreek on Oct 6, 2011

I expected a work that delved into the past and showed the impact of communism and aftermath of the fall of communism. There is some of that but it appears the author needed to do more work to uncover the meaning of the ghosts, as she calls them. In her defense, though, she does tell some good stories of real people but the haunting title must be the work of the publisher. If one has the ability and desire to skip read through the book and is willing to forego a word for word reading, I recommend the book as a quick read.

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