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Winner of the Nobel Prize in LiteratureOn April 26 1986 the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occurred in Chernobyl and contaminated as much as three uarters of Europe Voices from Chernobyl is the first book to pres. The Belarusian journalist Svetlana Alexievich spent three years interviewing people who had been involved in Chernobyl villagers from the surrounding area liuidators members of the cleanup suad widows and children nuclear scientists politicians even people who incredibly had moved to Chernobyl after the accident She presents their words almost without comment Sometimes she adds a Laughs sometimes Stops sometimes Starts crying sometimes Breaks down completely I am not sure I have ever read anything uite as horrifying It is like a very well written post apocalyptic novel in many voices and it s all true Here are some extractsFrom the translator s prefaceThe literature on the subject is pretty unanimous in its opinion that the Soviet system had taken a poorly designed reactor and then staffed it with a group of incompetents It then proceeded as the interviews in this book show to lie about the disaster in the most criminal way In the crucial first ten days when the reactor was burni

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Ent personal accounts of the tragedy Journalist Svetlana Alexievich interviewed hundreds of people affected by the meltdown from innocent citizens to firefighters to those called in to clean up the disaster and their storie. Sometime in the future we will understand Chernobyl as a philosophy Two states divided by barbed wire one the zone itself the other everywhere else People have hung white towels on the rotting stakes around the zone as if they were crucifixes It s a custom here People go there as if to a graveyard A post technological world Time has gone backwards What is buried there is not only their home but a whole epoch An epoch of faith In science In an ideal of social justice A great empire came apart at the seems collapsed First Afghanistan then Chernobyl When the empire disintegrated we were on our own I hesitate to say it butwe love Chernobyl We have come to love it It is the meaning of our lives which we have found again the meaning of our sufferingLike the war The world heard about us Belarusians after Chernobyl It was our introduction to Europe Chairwoman Woman s committee of Children of ChernobylMy own memories of April 26 1986 and the Chernobyl catastrophe are vague I was only nine y

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S reveal the fear anger and uncertainty with which they still live Composed of interviews in monologue form Voices from Chernobyl is a crucially important work of immense force unforgettable in its emotional power and hones. Very touching voices chronicling the Chernobyl experience and comparing life before and after the moment that changed everything Svetlana Alexievich captures the suffering of ordinary people of all walks of life as well as that of professional staff sent to Chernobyl to deal with the crisis immediately after it happened She creates a social panorama of the society that was affected in its totality by the nuclear disasterI will never forget my feelings in 1986 living in West Germany and attending a small town primary school All of a sudden global politics became a tangible reality and a threat Chernobyl was the first man made disaster that I experienced and understood After Chernobyl nothing was ever as innocent as before again A wake up call for my social conscience you could say But I never grasped what it was like for the people who were there who saw it happen who had to make decisions on their future based on that catastrophe Reading Alexievich gave me inside knowledge of the ni

  • Paperback
  • 236
  • Charnobyl skaia malitva
  • Svetlana Alexievich
  • English
  • 01 February 2019
  • 9780312425845

About the Author: Svetlana Alexievich

Svetlana Alexievich was born in Ivano Frankivsk Ukraine Her father was Belarusian and her mother Ukrainian Alexievich grew up in Belarus where both her parents were teachers She studied to be a journalist at the University of Minsk and worked a teacher journalist and editor In Minsk she has worked at the newspaper Sel'skaja Gazeta Alexievich's criticism of the political regimes in the Sovi



10 thoughts on “Charnobyl skaia malitva

  1. says:

    Today April 26th is the 26th 27th anniversary of Chernobyl catastrophe In case you're wondering no Google did NOT feature it on its home page same as last year sadly But shouldn't humanity remember this disaster?This is one of the most horrifying books I have ever read It reads like a postapocalyptic story except for all of it is ho

  2. says:

    I was about 5 when Chernobyl happened and my family lived near the Baltic Sea not that far from the explosion zone relatively speaking I can't really remember what exactly I understood about what had happened I remember our family friend's little niece came from Belarus to stay for the summer I have strange knowledge of th

  3. says:

    The Belarusian journalist Svetlana Alexievich spent three years interviewing people who had been involved in Chernobyl villagers from the surrounding area liuidators members of the cleanup suad widows and children nuclear scientists politicians even people who incredibly had moved to Chernobyl after the accident She pre

  4. says:

    Chernobyl is like the war of all wars There’s nowhere to hide Not underground not underwater not in the airWhile cheerful carols played holiday lights sparkled and countless dollars were being spent on mostly unnecessary

  5. says:

    You feel how some completely unseen thing can enter and then destroy the whole world can crawl into you Dejecting and uintessential Voices from Chernobyl The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster contains the harrowing accoun

  6. says:

    Sometime in the future we will understand Chernobyl as a philosophy Two states divided by barbed wire one the zone itself; the other everywhere else People have hung white towels on the rotting stakes around the zone as if they were crucifixes It's a custom here People go there as if to a graveyard A post technological world Time has gone backwards What is buried there is not only their home but a whole epoch

  7. says:

    I will never forget a documentary I saw about the nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl power plant in 1986 This documentary The Battle of Chernobyl directed by Thomas Johnson provides a very good understanding of what happened at the time of the accident and afterwards It contains rare original footage and intervie

  8. says:

    As I watched the HBO miniseries about Chernobyl I thought incessantly about the people the first responders the farmers the children In short the entire affected population Lies were told contaminated food consumed lives were lost and are still being lost The human cost is incalculable and ongoing to this day

  9. says:

    Very touching voices chronicling the Chernobyl experience and comparing life before and after the moment that changed everything Svetlana Alexievich captures the suffering of ordinary people of all walks of life as well as that of professional staff sent to Chernobyl to deal with the crisis immediately after it happened She creates a social panorama of the society that was affected in its totality by the nuc

  10. says:

    Damn it This book broke my heart I mean I’ve read all about it before I’ve watched things BUT it still breaks my heart all these people went through and the animals 🥺Mel 🖤🐶🐺🐾

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