Grey is the Colour of Hope

Grey is the Colour of Hope Irina Ratushinskaya (Estate)
Pub date 23rd October 1989
Original publisher Sceptre (UK)
International publishers Wydawnictwo Sedno (Poland)
Publisher (US) Alfred A Knopf Inc.

This is the true story of a young Russian poet's four-year ordeal in one of Russia's toughest prison camps; the narrative is interspersed with previously unpublished poems. It tells how, sustained by her deep personal faith, Irina was able, along with her fellow women prisoners, to build a life of courage and mutual support. Irina was released in 1986 following intense Western pressure.


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