December 23, 2017

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By Biruta Blumberga

for 5 many years after WWII, Latvia lay forgotten at the back of the "Iron Curtain". The lives and struggles of its humans have been completely hidden from the area outdoors the Soviet Union. This selection of brief tales provides an unvarnished portrait of lifestyles in Latvia in the course of these occasions; occasions while a proud and efficient humans have been subjected to the brutal whims of an oppressive and savage regime; a regime that actively sought to annihilate a humans, its traditions, its values, its historic tradition. Blumberga's tales supply a cinematic account of those instances; as though shot via a pointy Latvian lens.

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