Second Sentence: Inside the Albanian Gulag


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Prison camps in Communist Albania were as brutal and claustrophobic as Stalin's gulags, with the additional and unique horror that Albanian prisoners could be charged and re-sentenced while already in prison. In this raw and moving memoir, the prize-winning writer Fatos Lubonja brilliantly evokes life for prisoners of the state as they struggled to cope with the physical and psychological deprivations of imprisonment. Second Sentence opens in 1978 with a vivid description of the author's experiences as a forced laborer in ...

Second Sentence: Inside the Albanian Gulag 2009, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845119249