British prisoners showed the most amazing ingenuity and determination to turn their camp into a hive of every kind of activity.
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Fyodor Vasilevich Mochulsky
The searing accounts of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Evgeniia Ginsberg and Varlam Shalamov opened the world's eyes to the terrors of the Soviet Gulag. But not until now has...
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On the morning of January 31, 2009, Roxana Saberi, an Iranian-American journalist working in Iran, was forced from her home by four men and secretly detained in Iran's notorious Evin...
Henri Charriere; Patrick O'Brian
An immediate sensation upon its publication in 1969, Papillon is a vivid memoir of brutal penal colonies, daring prison breaks and heroic adventure on shark-infested seas.
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr I.; Whitney,...
Volume 1 of the gripping epic masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn's chilling report of his arrest and interrogation, which exposed to the world the vast bureaucracy of secret...
In this title, Sue Lees explodes the myths about rape that permeate popular opinion, the press and the legal system. Based on research involving victims' accounts of their experiences, she...
The brank may be described simply as an iron framework; which was placed on the head, closing it in a kind of cage; it had in front a plate of...
Giovanni Battista Piranesi; Philip...
Executions have played a crucial - if grisly and controversial - part in British history and provided the bloody climax to many a life, from Mary, Queen of Scots, Charles...
Anton Chekhov; Brian Reeve
Highly valuable both as a detailed depiction of the Tsarist system of penal servitude and as an insight into Chekhov's motivations and objectives for visiting the colony and writing the...
Koto Bolofo; Claudia Van Ryssen-Bolofo
London has had more prisons than any other British city. The City's 'gates' once contained prisons but probably the most notorious of all was Newgate, which stood ...