The Manual - Epictetus - A Short Summary and Review

The Road Beyond Ruin - Gemma Liviero - A Short Summary & Review


A short summary of The Road Beyond Ruin:

An Italian POW adopts a new life while trying to return home.

My favorite Gemma Liviero quote from the book:

"Success can only come from patience and study. You cannot expect it from others."

Questions to ponder while reading The Road Beyond Ruin:

Can you take care of another person if you have nothing?

Can you find sympathy for your enemy?

My review of the book:

I never thought about what happened after the WWII victory parades until now.

A good book about surviving the aftermath of the war.

I couldn't imagine how hard it was to survive.


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