One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Hardback Published on: 21/09/1995
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
A poignant portrayal of survival and resilience
This story is a powerful and harrowing account of life in a Soviet labor camp. Through the eyes of the protagonist, Ivan Denisovich Shukhov, Solzhenitsyn d... READ MORE
Rezaul Kayyum

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Foreshadowing his later detailed accounts of the Soviet prison-camp system, Solzhenitsyn's classic portrayal of life in the gulag is all the more powerful for being slighter and more personal than those later monumental volumes. Continuing the tradition of the great nineteenth-century Russian novelists, especially Dostoevsky and Tolstoy, Solzhenitsyn is fully worthy of them in narrative power and moral authority. His greatest work.

  • Publisher: Everyman
  • ISBN: 9781857152197
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Weight: 320g
  • Dimensions: 206 x 132 x 20 mm

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