During World War II, a Russian soldier is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to 10 years in a Siberian labor camp. Nobel Prize-winning author Solzhenitsyn's fiction masterpiece tells the story of one man facing ultimate evil with patience, dignity, and strength. One of the most significant works ever to emerge from Soviet Russia. 208 pages, softcover from New American Library.
The first published novel of controversial Nobel Prize winning author Alexander Solzhenitsyn- now in trade paperback.
First published in 1962, this book is considered one of the most significant works ever to emerge from Soviet Russia. Illuminating a dark chapter in Russian history, it is at once a graphic picture of work camp life and a moving tribute to man's will to prevail over relentless dehumanization, told by "a literary genius whose talent matches that of Dostoyevsky, Turgenev, Tolstoy, [and] Gorky" (Harrison Salisbury, New York Times).
Nobel Prize winning author Alexander Solzhenitsyn was born in 1918. With works that challenged the leadership of the Soviet Union, he became one of the most controversial writers in Russian history. Exiled for most of his life, he returned to Russia after the collapse of communism. On August 3, 2008 he died in his homeland at the age of 89.
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