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By Dennis Parks

Alien between frightened Artists is a funny, non-fiction narrative describing adventures of yankee ceramic artist Dennis Parks in significant Europe, and alterations taking place there as mirrored within the lives of his opposite numbers in the course of their doubtful passage from drab Communist repression into benign Capitalist neglect.
The ebook concentrates on inventive task within the center of Mitteleuropa — Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Poland — from 1982 to 1994, whereas Socialism was once deliquescing.

Excellent writing referring to those adjustments has been released by means of lecturers and reporters, akin to Timothy Garton Ash and David Remnick, authors who breakfasted with ex-President Lech Wa³eºa in Warsaw ahead of flying off for dinner in Moscow with former K.G.B.
Chief Gennady Zyuganov. Dennis’ resources with ease stated they had much less leverage at the destiny. They have been eager about the existence he lived as an artist in the US. Mitteleuropean artists professed that they can simply determine with a modern artist who lived flippantly at the outer edge of society (though they struggled to appreciate why a Capitalist might freely decide upon this alternative).
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