History 2

Boys in Zinc by Svetlana Alexievich, Andrew Bromfield (trans.)

By Svetlana Alexievich, Andrew Bromfield (trans.)

Show description

Read or Download Boys in Zinc PDF

Best history_2 books

Leben in der amurritischen Welt : Nomaden und Sesshafte im Reich von Mari im 19. und 18. Jahrhundert vor Christus

Zu den Schätzen der Weltgeschichte gehört zweifellos das Palastarchiv von Mari, das es ermöglicht, Informationen aus der Binnenperspektive der nach antiken Schriftquellen im three. und 2. Jt. v. Chr. am Mittleren Euphrat und an seinen Nebenflüssen beheimateten amurritischen Bevölkerung zu gewinnen. Die Aufzeichnungen des Archivs enden mit der Zerstörung der einst mächtigen Handelsmetropole und Herrscherresidenz Mari durch ?

The Sistine Chapel - Its History and Masterpiece

For 5 hundred years the Sistine chapel has been essentially the most vital locations tor the Christian religion and for the whole background of artwork. The work that hide the partitions and ceiling of the chapel are specific masterpieces portraying the tale of humanity as meant through God, from the production to the final Judgement.

Christen in Ägypten

Christen in Ägypten entspringt einer Ringvorlesung an der Universität Göttingen zu Geschichte und Gegenwart der christlichen Gemeinden im Nahen Osten. Die Ringvorlesung, die in das dritte Jahr geht, widmet sich als gemeinsame Veranstaltung des Lehrstuhls für Ökumenische Theologie und Orientalische Kirchen- und Missionsgeschichte und des Seminars für Ägyptologie und Koptologie der ganzen Bandbreite und der zweitausendjährigen Geschichte des Christentums im Nahen und Mitt¬leren Osten - einer religiösen Vielfalt, die heute einer unsicheren Zukunft entgegen¬blickt.

Heur et malheur des Français

PDF conversion, OCR and bookmark of DJVU dossier: http://libgen. io/book/index. Hypertext Preprocessor? md5=6e289ccae3382db08b72d3017cc0ad93.

Extra info for Boys in Zinc

Example text

I could recognize them from their calls. The investigation went on and on. It lasted months. He didn’t say anything. I went to the Burdenko Military Hospital in Moscow and found some boys there who served in the special operations forces, like he did. I confided in them. ’ I had to convince myself that he could have done it … Killed someone. I questioned them about it for a long time and realized that he could have! I asked about death. No, not about death, but about killing. But talking about that didn’t make them feel anything special, the kind of feelings that any killing usually arouses in a normal person who has never seen blood.

We fulfilled our international duty! Our sacred duty! Heroes! I reached Moscow in the morning, early. I arrived on a train. There wasn’t a bus until the evening. I couldn’t wait, so I hitched rides. I arrived in Mozhaisk on a commuter train, reached Gagarin on a local bus and got to Smolensk on all sorts of things. And then from Smolensk to Vitebsk on a truck. Six hundred kilometres altogether. No one took any money when they realized I was from Afghanistan. I haven’t forgotten that. And I covered the last two kilometres on foot.

They don’t talk. We took two up in helicopters: “Where? ” They don’t talk. ’ ‘The Grad rocket launcher is firing. The missiles are flying. And there’s just one impulse hovering over it all: live! live! live! But you don’t know anything, you don’t want to know anything about the sufferings of the other side. Just live – and that’s all. ’ To write (to tell) the whole truth about yourself is, as Pushkin remarked, a physical impossibility. At war a man is saved by the way his mind becomes distracted and abstracted.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.89 of 5 – based on 14 votes