Sliding on the Snow Stone

Sliding on the Snow Stone

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It is astonishing that anyone lived this story. It is even more astonishing that anyone survived it. Stefan grows up in the grip of a raging famine. Stalin's Five Year Plan brings genocide to Ukraine - millions of people starve to death. To free themselves from the daily terrors of Soviet rule, Stefan and his friends fight imaginary battles in nearby woods to defend their land. The games they play are their only escape. 'Sliding on the Snow Stone' is the true story of Stefan's extraordinary journey across a landscape of hunger, fear and devastating loss. With Europe on the brink of World War Two, Stefan and his family pray they'll survive in their uncertain world. They long to be free. (First published in 2011 by Night Publishing)
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Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 13mm | 299g
  • English
  • 1499740441
  • 9781499740448
  • 2,838,468

About Andy Szpuk

Novelist, short story writer, memoirist, poetry. Author of 'Sliding on the Snow Stone', a historical memoir from Ukraine Based in Nottingham, UK Author of 'The History of Rock and Roll in 99 tweets' A member of DIY Poets, a performance poetry collective in Nottingham Contributor to 'Stories For Homes' Contributor to 'A Menu of Death' by Lucy Pireel Author of 'Droplets of Verse, Volume One (Selected Poems)'
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