The Land Of Green Plums (Paperback)
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The Land Of Green Plums (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 03/09/1999
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Set in Romania at the height of Ceausescu's reign of terror, The Land of Green Plums tells the story of a group of young students, each of whom has left the impoverished provinces in search of better prospects in the city. It is a profound illustration of a totalitarian state which comes to inhabit every aspect of life; to the extent that everyone, event the strongest, must either bend to the oppressors or resist them and perish.

Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 9781862072602
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 248 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm

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Paperback

“Wow! utterly astounding.”

This is a written so poetically, it is beautiful.
It is about a totalitarian state and those living under it.

Please give it a chance!

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“The Land of Green Plums”

I found this hugely disappointing. It was written in such an unreadable style, I had to give up. I had hoped for more about the ethnic Germans in Romania, but there wasn't much, at least not in the beginning.... More

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