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The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956: An Experiment in Literary Investigation

Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn


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PUBLISHED: 31st August 2007
ISBN: 9780061253805
ANNOTATION:
Solzhenitsyn's gripping epic masterpiece, the searing record of four decades of Soviet terror and oppression, in one abridged volume, authorized by the author
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  • Paperback
    $33.72
PUBLISHED: 31st August 2007
ISBN: 9780061253805
ANNOTATION:
Solzhenitsyn's gripping epic masterpiece, the searing record of four decades of Soviet terror and oppression, in one abridged volume, authorized by the author

Annotation

Solzhenitsyn's gripping epic masterpiece, the searing record of four decades of Soviet terror and oppression, in one abridged volume, authorized by the author

Publisher Description

Solzhenitsyn's gripping epic masterpiece, the searing record of four decades of Soviet terror and oppression, in one abridged volume, authorized by the author

Author Biography

After serving as a decorated captain in the Soviet Army during World War II, Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008) was sentenced to prison for eight years for criticizing Stalin and the Soviet government in private letters. Solzhenitsyn vaulted from unknown schoolteacher to internationally famous writer in 1962 with the publication of his novella "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich"; he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1968. The writer's increasingly vocal opposition to the regime resulted in another arrest, a charge of treason, and expulsion from the USSR in 1974, the year "Th

Review

"Best Nonfiction Book of the Twentieth Century"--Time magazine

Product Details

Author
Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
Pages
470
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Series
P.S. (Paperback)
Language
English
Translator
Thomas P. Whitney
ISBN-10
0061253804
ISBN-13
9780061253805
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Abridged
Yes
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2007
Publication Date
2007-08-31
Short Title
GULAG ARCHIPELAGO 1918-1956