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Wieże z kamienia

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paperback, 360 pages
Published August 2004 by W.A.B.
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Lorenzo Berardi
This book begs for patient readers and plenty of spare time.
True, I have much of the latter at the moment, but lately I'm not focused enough on my reading to appreciate such a complex and in-depth narration of the Chechen wars.

The point is that Wojciech Jagielski turned out to be very demanding with his readers here. You cannot simply leaf through 'Towers of Stone' casually with your pencil underlining selected passages as if you're reading your average good Polish reportage.
Unlike most of th
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Anna
Wojciech Jagielski is a journalist specialised in Caucasian relations especially Chechnya. Mowing story about life in Chechnya - a group of independent and proud warriors, relations the leader Shamil Basaev and Aslan Maschadov and how common people see them both. Jagielski used a style similiar to Kapuściński - personal tales are important, not great politics.
Anna
Wojciech Jagielski is a journalist specialised in Caucasian relations especially Chechnya. Mowing story about life in Chechnya - a group of independent and proud warriors, relations the leader Shamil Basaev and Aslan Maschadov and how common people see them both. Jagielski used a style similiar to Kapuściński - personal tales are important, not great politics.
Andy Detaille
read it in english, called 'towers of stone'
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