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Ashes and Diamonds (1948) [Novel]
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Originally published in Poland in 1948, and acclaimed as one of the finest postwar Polish novels, Ashes and Diamonds takes place in the spring of 1945, as the nation is in the throes of its transformation to People' Poland. Communists, socialists, and nationalists; thieves and black marketeers; servants and fading aristocrats; veteran terrorists and bands of murderous children bewitched by the lure of crime and adventure--all of these converge on a provincial town's chief hotel, a microcosm of an uprooted world.

Original title: Popiół i diament
Original languages: Polish


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Ashes and Diamonds

Ashes and Diamonds (1962)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: D. J. Welsh
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Manifested in:

Ashes and Diamonds (1996)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Evanston, IL
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810115190
Pages: 238

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