A Prisoner of Martial Law: Poland, 1981-1982

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A Prisoner of Martial Law: Poland, 1981-1982

By Jan Mur
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984
336 pp. $19.95
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A journal written in internment camp by a Solidarity activist after the imposition of martial law in December 1981 and continued for several months after his release in August 1982. He describes conditions in the camp, his thoughts and conversations there, and his reflections on the closed chapter of great hopes (1980-1981). Hatred and contempt for the authorities are here, of course, but also candid criticism of Solidarity.