Requiem and Poem without a Hero
Ohio University Press, 2018.New Book.
Paperback. 78 pp.
Expressing the collective grief for the thousands vanished under Josef Stalin's regime, "Requiem" chronicles Akhmatova's seventeen-month wait for news of her imprisoned son's fate, while "Poem without a Hero" chronicles the transformation of vibrant St. Petersburg into oppressive Leningrad and the pain of those left behind.
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