Eva – A Czechoslovak childhood

Born in Communist Czechoslovakia, Eva Caletkova has written an honest and unflinching account of her childhood in Bratislava.

Eva’s parents were Catholics, and the communist regime began to persecute the Catholic Church right from the start in 1948. They had to hide their faith from anyone outside of their home.

Eva provides us with an insightful and emotional conversation that captures her experiences of life in Communist Czechoslovakia and the resulting trauma.

Do check out her book “Forgiveness & Violets” available on this link. https://amzn.to/2CwB0NX

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I am delighted to welcome Eva Caletkova to our Cold War conversation…

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If you are affected by mental health issues we describe in this episode and want assistance you can visit The Samaritans in the UK  https://www.samaritans.org/ or Befrienders Worldwide https://www.befrienders.org/ websites.

You can also visit Eva’s web site here https://evacaletkova.com/

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