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Stones Under the Scythe

Stones Under the Scythe

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Olha Mak, author of several novels for adolescents and young adults, wrote Stones Under the Scythe to help shatter a conspiracy of silence and deliberate denial about one of the most terrible tragedies to befall any nation, a catastrophe caused by the workings of a group of fanatical “creators of a new breed of men.”The characters in the novel are composites of individuals and the narrative is based on real events the author witnessed as a university student. The story of 15 yearold Andriy recreates the fate of millions of Ukrainian children who either perished or barely escaped death in the years of a man-made famine, the Holodomor, that took the life of every fourth Ukrainian.However, Olha Mak’s novel is not a somber story of horrible events. Her characters bear witness to the truth that the human spirit cannot be fully subdued. But this is a truth that needs frequent reminders, for everyone at some point comes to feel vanquished by the brutality that confronts them.
Olha Mak, author of several novels for adolescents and young adults, wrote Stones Under the Scythe to help shatter a conspiracy of silence and deliberate denial about one of the most terrible tragedies to befall any nation, a catastrophe caused by the workings of a group of fanatical “creators of a new breed of men.”The characters in the novel are composites of individuals and the narrative is based on real events the author witnessed as a university student. The story of 15 yearold Andriy recreates the fate of millions of Ukrainian children who either perished or barely escaped death in the years of a man-made famine, the Holodomor, that took the life of every fourth Ukrainian.However, Olha Mak’s novel is not a somber story of horrible events. Her characters bear witness to the truth that the human spirit cannot be fully subdued. But this is a truth that needs frequent reminders, for everyone at some point comes to feel vanquished by the brutality that confronts them.

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Publish date: Sep 12, 2011
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