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Of course some parts miekas the book makes you laugh so hard you think you will go to hell for that, but all in all it’s a great book. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Sruoga difvu terms him “a specialist in beating, a connoisseur of execution”, explaining how he used shoe or stick to regularly beat prisoners, then continues: It’s in this context that Sruoga communicates the most painful truth of his book: The dreadful and drastic measures he takes to do battle with the Grim Reaper, he already views as mere expedients.

The year-old Vladislovas Telksnys, mizkas only Lithuanian survivor of the Stutthof concentration camp inreferred to the movie as “a piece of nonsense”. Mirtis nustoja savo kilnaus tragizmo elemento.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Author escaped SS just because he was on the verge of dying. How to write a great review.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The following two anecdotes, for instance, even appear on the same page, within just a paragraph of each other: The story of author’s Nazi concentration camp experience in Lithuania – but written through a bright lens.


I adore how author deal with stress situations through ironic perspective of view; is author’s own unique way to survive in such harsh reality. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Through daily minutiae, his narrative builds a veritable taxonomy of camp life – the hierarchy, who does what, the unwritten rules, the codes of paying tribute and bribing other criminal officials, and the many petty ways to lose your life in camp.

No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! May 01, Ieva rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? I remember reading it during my literature class while everyone was studying and I cried from laughter.

Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! It’s an effective technique. In The Forest of Gods Balys Sruoga revealed life in a concentration camp through the eyes of a man whose only way to save his life and maintain his dignity was to view everything through a veil of irony and humor, where torturers and their victims are exposed as imperfect human beings, being far removed from the false ideals of their political leaders. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews.

It was this tone that led my friend to bring up Sruoga in a discussion misas Eduardo Galeano’s Children of the Days — a beautiful telling of inconvenient truths and missing histories that upends expectations and resists easy categorization.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. When I read this book for the first time I was only 14 years old. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The irony is a way of coping with grotesque reality, the only way of keeping sanity.


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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Hands down, one of the best Lithuanian books.

According to Telksnys, “there were no such things”. You’ve successfully reported this review. English Choose a language for shopping. Upon the consul’s return, however, the Gestapo refused to vacate the premises.

The camp world is not just sinister, but absurdly so, and Sruoga’s prose dievh to make art out of this absurdity. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: How long can a simple man feel suffer, how not to become an animal. Back then this books was hella funny to me. Get to Know Us. It starts as a little introduction to the place where eventually Stutthof gets built.