Letters of Insurgents
Nachalo, Sophia and Vochek, Yarostan (Perlman, Freddy)Publisher: Black and Red, Detroit, USA
Year Published: 1976
Resource Type: Book
Cx Number: CX6354
A fictional exchange of letters between people grappling with the question of what the struggle for freedom means in the West and in thecountries of the Soviet bloc. A gripping discussion of the issues of social change and liberation as they affect real
Abstract: Two individuals living on distant continents resume contact through correspondence. They describe meaningful events and relationships in their lives during the twenty years since their youthful liaison, comparing the choices each took. Yarostan lives in a "workers' republic"; Sophia in a "Western democracy." They both make efforts to lead meaningful lives. Along the way, they encounter bureaucratis, idealists, racists, flaunters of social convention, labour militants, professors, jailors, hucksters and more.