ISBN-10: 1340303566

ISBN-13: 9781340303563

ISBN-10: 1376984636

ISBN-13: 9781376984637

El Campesino: existence and demise within the Soviet Union, first released in 1952, is the dramatic autobiographical account of Spanish innovative Valentín Gonzalez (1904-1983). The publication (also titled Listen Comrades: lifestyles and loss of life within the Soviet Union) information Gonzalez' reviews within the Spanish Civil conflict, his conversion to communism, and his flight to the Soviet Union following the Nationalist victory. In Russia, in spite of the fact that, he's finally arrested, tortured via the N.K.V.D., and despatched to Vorkuta exertions camp, a infamous a part of the Soviet gulag positioned north of the Arctic Circle. Gonzalez, completely disappointed, manages to outlive the brutality of the gulag, escaping Vorkuta (only to be recaptured and put in a nightmarish phone choked with rats and snakes), and at last finishing his sentence and making his manner around the border of the Soviet Union and into freedom within the west.

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