The Captive Mind

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Penguin Books, Limited, 1953 - Communism - 251 pages
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I just could not stand the authors writing. - Goodreads
I enjoyed the writing in this book immensely. - Goodreads
How socialist realism commits the writer to Communism. - Goodreads
However, his English writing is fantastic. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Robopuppy - Goodreads

I enjoyed the writing in this book immensely. Milosz writes that he can only write poetry in his native Polish, and it's easy to tell that he is most comfortable writing in Polish. However, his ... Read full review

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User Review  - ジェイムズ・n. パウエル - Goodreads

In the wake of WW II many French intellectuals were enamored of Communism. Milosz, then the cultural attachee of the Polish embassy in Paris, knew better, having survived the "liberation" of Lithuania ... Read full review

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About the author (1953)

Czeslaw Milosz is the recipient of the 1980 Nobel Prize in Literature. His most recent publications are Striving Towards Being: The Letters of Thomas Merton and Czeslaw Milosz (FSG, 1997) and Road-side Dog (FSG, 1998). He lives in Berkeley, California.

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