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Volcano and Miracle: A Selection of Fiction and Nonfiction from The Journal Written at Night

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Volcano and Miracle is a selection of fiction and prose writings from Gustaw Herling's masterwork, The Journal Written at Night. The Journal is an account of events and reflections that offer the occasion for this great writer to continue rethinking and reimagining the human condition. These remarkable selections from Gustaw Herling's Journal, written from 1970 to the ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published June 1st 1996 by Viking Adult
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Herling was an unexpected find. I love his fictional journal entries as well as his literary pieces on Kafka, Dostoyevsky and other writers.
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Gustaw Herling-Grudziński (May 20, 1919 - July 4, 2000) was a Polish writer, journalist, essayist and soldier. He is best known for writing a personal account of life in the Soviet gulag - A World Apart.

He was born in Kielce. His studies of Polish literature at Warsaw University were interrupted by the outbreak of the Second World War (German invasion of Poland). During the Fall of 1939 he co-foun
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