During his 17 years in Albanian prisons, initially for the crime of writing entries in his diary that were critical of communist dictator Enver Hoxha and later for allegedly plotting rebellion with his fellow prisoners, dissident and current opposition figure Fatos T. Lubonja wrote works exploring the human quest for dignity and freedom. This memoir is set in Spac, the copper mine and prison where he was first incarcerated

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