The Gulag Archipelago Volume 1

An Experiment in Literary Investigation

by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

On Sale: 08/07/2007

The Gulag Archipelago Volume 1

An Experiment in Literary Investigation

by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

On Sale: 08/07/2007

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About the Book

“BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH 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

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Critical Praise

“Best Nonfiction Book of the Twentieth Century” - Time magazine

“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

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061253713
  • ISBN 10: 0061253715
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
  • On Sale: 08/07/2007
  • Pages: 704
  • List Price:26.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : HISTORY / Europe / Russia & the Former Soviet Union
  • BISAC2 : POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Communism, Post-Communism & Socialism
  • BISAC3 : LITERARY CRITICISM / Russian & Former Soviet Union

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