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Unforgiving Years by Victor Serge
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Jul 21, 10

Read from June 21 to July 21, 2010

Seeing as the protagonists are true-believer Communists in the 30s and 40s, this book is occasionally mind-numbing, which is only appropriate. It's occasionally deeply moving, which is only appropriate. What I didn't expect but was so happy to find was the black humor all through it, the irony as deep as the earnestness. And when it ends, you can't decide it if it's mercy or crime.
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