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A BOOK/FILM IN THE MAKING?

Posted by Daniel S. on Monday, December 26, 2022, In : books and movies 

I sincerely hope I’m wrong, but the 2022 news seemed eerily like the that preceding December 1941 when Hitler declared war on the United States of America. These days, Putin seems to be mimicking Hitler’s playbook of aggression, double-speak and terror. I’m currently reminded of Conservative politician Arthur Neville Chamberlain’s foreign policy of “appeasement,” and the “Munich Agreement,” signed by Hitler, which Chamberlain naively assumed would avert a world war, which it d...


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A VERY WRETCHED LAND

Posted by Daniel S. on Sunday, March 6, 2022, In : books 

WITH “Putin’s War” in Ukraine becoming increasingly destructive and bloody, I’m reminded of two outstanding Savant books: WRETCHED LAND (Savant 2011) by Mile Komarnisky — https://savant-bookstore-honolulu.square.site/product/wretched-land/32 — “Dmytro Verbitsky, an impoverished Ukrainian aristocrat, is actively engaged in the WWI, the Civil War and the WWII. Despite the cruelty of Stalin’s regime, he manages to raise a loving family, avenges his wife’s rape, learns to unders...


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