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From the point of view of someone who did not experience the communist regime first-hand, but has seen the aftermath of it, this book allows a glimpse into the way in which everything was orchesterated A very interesting account of the inner workings of Ceausescu’s regime.
O asemenea depozitie a deranjat afacerile colosale ale unei veritabile mafii. Apr 25, Mike rated it really liked it Recommends it for: It was a little dry, but it got the job done. Archived from the original on 4 April To ask other readers questions about Red Horizonsplease sign up.
This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat Jan 02, Katherine Hernandez rated it really liked it. The French version is quite uninteresting. His first book, ‘Red Horizons,’is indubitably the most brilliant portrait of a Communist regime I’ve ever read.
Red Horizons was subsequently republished in 29 countries, and it was made into a documentary paccepa by the Hungarian TV. Peake called Pacepa’s theory an “imaginative story” and “implausible”. I wonder how he could work for such a detestable regime for so mohai until he decided to switch sides. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: Apr 08, Candi rated it really liked it. Aug 21, Daniel Woytowich rated it it was amazing.
Care dintre celelalte tari din pact are cite un lucrator de securitate la cincisprezece locuitori? It’s fortunate that Reagan paid heed to this book’s auther unlike Jimmy Carter, and changed his policies for Communist Romania.
At times the book goes into what I felt was too much detail when discussing certain events, but that might be because I started reading this book due to being more interested in what Ceausescu and his wife were like as people, and less in the external affairs of that time. He presents himself very detached from Ceausescu and the others.
A former chief of Romania’s foreign intelligence service reveals the extraordinary corruption of the Nicolae Ceausescu government of Rosii, its brutal machinery of oppression, and its Machiavellian relationship with the West.
Red Horizons: The True Story of Nicolae and Elena Ceausescus’ Crimes, Lifestyle, and Corruption
That they were vain and megalomaniacal, I This book is painful read for numerous reasons. Duringhe authored the trilogy The Black Book of the Securitatewhich has become orsii bestseller in Romania.
Dec 31, Florin Cojocaru rated it it was amazing. Take this with a healthy dose of salt, cross check what you can of the facts and enjoy. Coercion and Dissent in Romania, — Here is my favorite Pacela quote, regarding his plans to wiretap every home in Romania: In a article, he stated: A salient detail that caught my attention was Ceausescu’s astonishment during his “trial” upon hearing that “mercenaries” were shooting into the crowds demonstrating against him — of course, his surprise was in fact justified given that those terrorists were most likely hired by the leaders of the coup.
InOorizonturi Horizons was re-published as an e-book by Google. The Ceausescu’s were appalling, banal, deluded.
Once again faced with man’s brutality and inhumanity toward man and orizonuri absolute power corrupts absolutely. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Why is American imperialism so unpopular? Born in Bucharest inIon Mihai Pacepa studied industrial chemistry at the Politehnica University of Bucharest between andbut just months before graduation he was drafted by the Securitate, and got his engineering degree only four years later.
Nevertheless his desertion crippled Ceausescu’s foreign image and he have to thank him for doing it. Would appreciate suggestions for more precise works. Their murders were appropriate.