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Deaf Republic

Poems

Ilya Kaminsky

Ilya Kaminsky's astonishing parable in poems asks us, What is silence?Deaf Republic opens in an occupied country in a time of political unrest. When soldiers breaking up a protest kill a deaf boy, Petya, the gunshot becomes the last thing the citizens hear--they all have gone deaf, and their dissent becomes coordinated by sign language. The story f...
Publish Date
2019
March 5
First Published in 2011
Goodreads rating
4.49
ISBN
9781555978310
Categories
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
Nov 30, 2019
@ilya_poet @PoetryCrush @claireonacloud @mulaney @JeanHanffKoreli @akasomeguy Thanks, Ilya!! I love Deaf Republic btw!! A beautiful and timeless book.📚      source
Mar 30, 2020
Oh YAY!! This book is phenomenal. Just astoundingly good.      source