One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr; Yevtushenko, Yevgeny (Introduction by); Bogosian, Eric (Afterword by)

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 ).


This novel portrays a graphic picture of Russian work camp life while paying tribute to man's will to prevail. (1970)

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