Many people have a general idea of what happened on the western front during World War II, but what about the atrocities of the eastern front? Between Shades of Gray and its film adaptation Ashes in the Snow prove the need for more historical fiction as they pull away the (iron) curtain to show the horrors of Stalin’s rule and their varying effects on regular people.
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Ashes in the Snow/ Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
Theme Music by Tim Burke www.timburketales.com