Books: Flights to Freedom

THE HUNTERS AND THE HUNTED (245 pp.)—Ivan Bahriany—St. Martin's Press ($3.50).

THE WALLS CAME TUMBLING DOWN (248 pp.)—Henriette Roosenburg—Viking ($3.50).

Each of these books is an intriguing mixture of political terror and pastoral. The authors spent years in those plague spots of the 20th century—concentration camps. One of them was condemned to death; the other contracted tuberculosis. Yet, their writing has far more sunlight than shadow, and their message is one of charity rather than hate.

Out of Siberia. The Hunters and the Hunted was written by a refugee from the Soviet Union who escaped to the West in World War II. His novel...

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