The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956: Volume 1: An Experiment in Literary Investigation
ISBN: 0061253715
EAN13: 9780061253713
Language: English
Pages: 660
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956: Volume 1: An Experiment in Literary Investigation

Book Overview
BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20 TH CENTURY -- Time Volume 1 of the gripping epic masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn's chilling report of his arrest and interrogation, which exposed to the world the vast bureaucracy of secret police that haunted Soviet society. Features a new foreword by Anne Applebaum. The greatest and most powerful single indictment of a political regime ever leveled in modern times. --George F. Kennan It is impossible to name a book that had a greater effect on the political and moral consciousness of the late twentieth century. --David Remnick, The New Yorker Solzhenitsyn's masterpiece. ... The Gulag Archipelago helped create the world we live in today. --Anne Applebaum, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag: A History , from the foreword
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Volume 1 of the gripping epic masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn's chilling report of his arrest and interrogation, which exposed to the world the vast bureaucracy of secret police that haunted Soviet society