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Author QuotedPiotr Rawicz
Title QuotedBlood from the Sky
Date (Year/Month/Day)1964/04/17
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1964
QuotationThat [Piotr] Rawicz [Blood from the Sky]. It is magnificently horrible, and I am terribly impressed by it. There is a sort of limitlessness and lawlessness, a total madness about it which makes it a strangely sober statement in the end, so that one takes everything very seriously. It is neither honest nor possible to complain of a single line. He has the right to say anything he likes and be heard, because even the most extravagant thing he can say is far short of the truth, and what he is talking about has awful religious implications. So thanks for both these books "¦
JournalThe Courage for Truth: Letters of Thomas Merton to Writers.; Selected and edited by Christine M. Bochen. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1993, p. 105
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