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The Gulag Archipelago: (Abridged edition)

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WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY JORDAN B. PETERSON 'Solzhenitsyn's masterpiece...The Gulag Archipelago helped create the world we live in today' Anne Applebaum THE OFFICIALLY APPROVED ABRIDGEMENT OF THE GULAG ARCHIPELAGO VOLUMES I, II & III A vast canvas of camps, prisons, transit centres and secret police, of informers and spies and interrogators but also of everyday heroism, The Gulag Archipelago is Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's grand masterwork. Based on the testimony of some 200 survivors, and on the recollection of Solzhenitsyn's own eleven years in labour camps and exile, it chronicles the ... Read more

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Vintage Classics
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About Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was born in 1918 and grew up in Rostov-on-Don. He graduated in Physics and Mathematics from Rostov University and studied Literature by correspondence course at Moscow University. In World War II he fought as an artillery officer, attaining the rank of captain. In 1945, however, after making derogatory remarks about Stalin in a letter, he was arrested and ... Read more

Reviews for The Gulag Archipelago: (Abridged edition)
To live now and not to know this work is to be a kind of historical fool missing a crucial part of the consciousness of the age
W.L. Webb
The ferocious testimony of a man of genius
Stephen Spender
London Magazine
What gives the book its value is the ... Read more

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