One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
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).
A masterpiece…Squarely in the mainstream of Russia’s great literary traditions.