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Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
Published by Philomel Books on March 22, 2011
Genres:  Historical Fiction
Pages: 344
Format: Paperback
Source: Purchased

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Guernica (Koldo Serra, Spain 2016)

strong message
weak montage

Cast: María Valverde, Burn Gorman, James D’Arcy, Jack Davenport
Director: Koldo Serra
Writers: José Alba (story), Carlos Clavijo Cobos
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How 'Three Songs about Lenin' Finished Dziga Vertov

Today we celebrate the 90th anniversary of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin’s death. The famous communist leader, politician and political theorist died on the 21st of January 1924, aged 53, at his estate at the Gorki settlement (later renamed Gorki Leninskiye). 816 more words


Fakin' it

“We look back at past ages and see how things people deeply believed in at the time were actually a rigid conformity that prevented them from seeing important changes that were happening elsewhere.

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Sudden Stalin: Trump would like it (I guess)

Printed source in Russian: Сталин И.В. Об основах ленинизма / Вопросы ленинизма: изд. 11-е. — М.: Государственное издание политической литературы, 1952. — 652 с. — С. 1,177 more words


Birth Chart: Joseph Stalin

The following is a curiosity I’ve got for understanding the personalities, life paths, and psychologies of people. I’ve always enjoyed dabbling a bit in some of the metaphysical sciences and wanted to see if I could accurately depict some personalities to which I’ve been fascinated with for some time. 3,442 more words