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Author Symons, John, 1945-

Title A Tear in the Curtain [electronic resource] / John Symons.

Imprint Chicago : Shepheard-Walwyn, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (209 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; August 1991 Sussex; 1956 Woody Bay; Sussex and London; London; Hungary; Russia; Sussex; Russia; Hungary; 1956-1961 Hungary and Sussex; West Germany and West Berlin; East Berlin; Sussex; 1962-1967 Sussex and London; Russia; 1968 Edinburgh; Prague; London; Russia; Moscow; London; Sussex; London; Moscow; Then and Now Sussex, 1969; Sussex and London, 1974; Sussex and Hungary, 1985-1991; Moscow, 1989-1991; Hungary, Moscow and Sussex, 1991; 'Terrible events, unending danger ... '
Summary Vivid and candid, this historical novel chronicles the lives of three families over the course of 50 years during the Cold War and its aftermath. The experiences of each family-one British, one Hungarian, and one Russian-reflect the brutality, danger, bravery, heartbreak, hope, and disappointment during the days when the world was divided by the Iron Curtain. This account skillfully portrays how world events-including the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, the Solidarity movement in Poland in the early 1980s, and the end of Communism in.
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Subject Cold War (1945-1989)
Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- Fiction.
Cold War -- Fiction.
Chronological Term 1945-1989
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Historical fiction.
Other Form: Print version: Symons, John. A Tear in the Curtain. Chicago : Shepheard-Walwyn, ©2013 9780856832925
ISBN 9780856833908 (electronic bk.)
0856833908 (electronic bk.)
9780856833922 (electronic bk.)
0856833924 (electronic bk.)