Петокнижие Исаково

Bulgaria
Bulgarian
Fiction
2001

The novel is part of a war trilogy and its theme the fate of the Jews before and during the Second World War. During the course of his life Isaak Blumenfeld is drafted into five different regimes for military service and is tortured. One after the other, five countries occupied his home village of Kolodets: Austria-Hungary, Poland, the Soviet Union, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union again. The dramatic events in the novel confirm the precept that life can be much more unpredictable than any literary fiction.

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