The Gulag Archipelago Volume 2

An Experiment in Literary Investigation

by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

On Sale: 08/07/2007

The Gulag Archipelago Volume 2

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 2 of the Nobel Prize-winner’s towering masterpiece: the story of Solzhenitsyn's entrance into the Soviet prison camps, where he would remain for nearly a decade. 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

“Volume Two is concerned with the daily life and death of the prisoners, among whom Solzhenitsyn spent eight years. ... A powerful chronicle. ... A testament to the tensile strength of the human spirit.” - Newsweek, on Volume II

“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: 9780061253720
  • ISBN 10: 0061253723
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
  • On Sale: 08/07/2007
  • Pages: 752
  • 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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