Böcker av Danzig Baldaev
Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Foreword by Alexei Plutser-Sarno. Text by Danzig Baldaev. Photographs by Sergei Vasiliev.
Focusing on the Russian criminal tattoos, this second volume features drawings and photographs, which depict an extraordinary world where a criminal's rank, history, and sexual preference are indelibly displayed on their bodies.
During his 30 years supervising inmates in St. Petersburg's notorious Kresty Prison, Baldaev recorded over 3,000 of their tattoos and parsed their meaning, revealing an extraordinary world where the criminal's position, history and even sexual pre...
Consisting of 130 drawings by the author of the acclaimed Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia series, this graphic novel describes the history, horror, and peculiarities of the Gulag system from its inception in 1918. Mature readers.