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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (original 1962; edition 2009)
by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Yevgeny Yevtushenko (Introduction), Eric Bogosian (Afterword)
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn (1962)
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0374529523, Paperback)Solzhenitsyn's first book, this economical, relentless novel is one of the most forceful artistic indictments of political oppression in the Stalin-era Soviet Union. The simply told story of a typical, grueling day of the titular character's life in a labor camp in Siberia, is a modern classic of Russian literature and quickly cemented Solzhenitsyn's international reputation upon publication in 1962. It is painfully apparent that Solzhenitsyn himself spent time in the gulags--he was imprisoned for nearly a decade as punishment for making derogatory statements about Stalin in a letter to a friend.
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Ivan Denisovich is a prisoner in a Soviet labor camp who faces daily hardships and struggles to maintain his humanity.
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