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A Voice from the Chorus (1973)

by Andrei Sinyavsky

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Andrei Sinyavsky, who writes under the pseudonym of Abram Tertz, has been called by Saul Bellow one of the most intelligent, most original, and most brilliant of contemporary writers. A noted Russian dissident, he was incarcerated from 1966 to 1971 in Soviet forced-labour camps for allowing some of his most satirical writings to be smuggled out of Russia and published in the West. This literary work is Sinyavsky's prison memoir.… (more)

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tr. of Golos iz khora (1973). A mixture of excerpts from letters to his wife, some amounting to literary or philological essays, and quotes from other prisoners: "An informer even sleeps with his ears pricked up." Highly recommended. ( )
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Andrei Sinyavsky, who writes under the pseudonym of Abram Tertz, has been called by Saul Bellow one of the most intelligent, most original, and most brilliant of contemporary writers. A noted Russian dissident, he was incarcerated from 1966 to 1971 in Soviet forced-labour camps for allowing some of his most satirical writings to be smuggled out of Russia and published in the West. This literary work is Sinyavsky's prison memoir.

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