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Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Alexander Solzhenitsyn was born in 1918, a year after the Bolsheviks stormed to power throughout Russia. He studied at the University of Rostov and served with distinction in the Russian Army during World War II. In 1945, he was arrested and imprisoned in a labor camp for eight years because he had allegedly made a derogatory remark about Stalin. Released in 1953 after the death of Stalin, he was forced to live in Central Asia, where he remained until Premier Khrushchev’s historic “secret speech” denouncing Stalin in 1956. Rehabilitated in 1957, Solzhenitsyn moved to Ryazin, married a chemistry student, and began... Read More

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Written by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Afterword by Eric Bogosian, Introduction by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Berkley | Trade Paperback | August 2009
$14.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-22814-7 (0-451-22814-6)

The first published novel of controversial Nobel Prize winning Russian author Alexander Solzhenitsyn.

In the madness of World War II, a dutiful Russian soldier is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to ten years in a Siberian labor camp. So begins this masterpiece of modern Russian fiction, a harrowing account of a... Read more






One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Written by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Bantam Classics | Paperback | July 1984
$5.99/7.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-24777-0 (0-553-24777-8)

From the icy blast of reveille through the sweet release of sleep, Ivan Denisovich endures.  A common carpenter, he is one of millions viciously imprisoned for countless years on baseless charges, sentenced to the waking nightmares of the Soviet work camps in Siberia.  Even in the face of degrading hatred, where life is... Read more






One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Written by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Translated by H. T. Willetts, Introduction by John Bayley
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 1995
$19.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-44464-0 (0-679-44464-5)

One of the most chilling novels about the oppression of totalitarian regimes and the first to open Western eyes to the terrors of Stalin's prison camps; if Solzhenitsyn later became Russia's conscience in exile, this is the book with which he first challenged the brutal might of the Soviet Union.

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Written by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Afterword by Eric Bogosian, Introduction by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Signet | Paperback | August 2008
$5.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-53104-9 (0-451-53104-3)

The first published novel of controversial Nobel Prize winning Russian author Alexander Solzhenitsyn.

In the madness of World War II, a dutiful Russian soldier is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to ten years in a Siberian labor camp. So begins this masterpiece of modern Russian fiction, a harrowing account of a... Read more





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