In This Review

Flashpoint Poland
Flashpoint Poland
By George Blazynski
Pergamon Press, 1980, 416 pp

Many years as a broadcaster with BBC and RFE and numerous visits to Poland have given the author an intimate knowledge of the contemporary Polish scene. His detailed reconstruction of events since 1970, useful in itself, also provides a solid basis for his interpretations and judgments. He sees great stresses in the present state of affairs, insoluble problems for Moscow and the Polish Communist leaders, and real opportunities for "testing the limits of the possible."