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NIGHT OF STONE: Death and Memory in Twentieth-Century Russia

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A wrenchingly poignant examination of how the Russian people have coped with a century of tragedy and loss.Because Merridale (History/Univ. of Bristol) believes that the truth resides more in stories than statistics, she spent two years in Russia interviewing a wide variety of people, reviewing personal and archival documents (many just recently available), and visiting the sites associated with ... Read full review

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Review: Night of Stone: Death and Memory in Twentieth-Century Russia

User Review  - Tomi - Goodreads

Excellent book...so sad...very helpful watching the events unfold in the Crimea and Ukraine. This book details the way Russians deal with death, burials, and remembering the dead. Read full review

Review: Night of Stone: Death and Memory in Twentieth-Century Russia

User Review  - Daniel Winters - Goodreads

Brilliantly researched. A breath of fresh air on the academic market as she speaks Russian and is interested in listening to everyday Russians, and not simply relying on the archives and libraries. Conclusion is somewhat abstract, indicative perhaps of the subject material. Read full review

Review: Night of Stone: Death and Memory in Twentieth-Century Russia

User Review  - notRahimeanymore - Goodreads

Fantastic! I loved reading this. The last chapter is what made the whole thing a really beautiful read. Depressing, of course, but good. Read full review

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