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Wretched Land

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The novel "Wretched Land" describes the passionate love, the intense suffering and the miraculous survival of one family who lived in Ukraine through the hardships of World War One, a Civil War and World War Two, the famines of 1921, 1932-33 and 1947, and a cruel Stalinist regime. The love between Dmytro Verbitsky, an impoverished aristocrat turned farmer, and Khrystina, daughter of a wealthy landowner, carries their family through the horrors of the twentieth century that befell Ukraine. As wars rage and famines threaten the livelihood of their children, Dmytro and Khrystina show resolve and teach their children about compassion in the face of adversity. "Wretched Land" takes readers on an unforgettable journey into the heart of a land and a people built on pain, passion, and hope for a better future.