What is the plot of Chapter One in The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier?

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In Chapter One, the plot involves Joseph Balicki's escape from prison in the mountains of South Poland.

During the first winter of his incarceration, Joseph is too ill to attempt an escape. In the summer, he feels better and tries to escape with five other prisoners. The attempt fails, however, and Joseph is sent to solitary confinement.

During the second winter,...

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