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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Condition: Very Good/Fair


N.Y.: Dutton, 1963 First edition. Author's first book. Condition is very good with edge wear and rubbing to dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich is a novel written by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, first published in November 1962 in the Soviet literary magazine Novy Mir (New World). The story is set in a Soviet labor camp in the 1950s, and describes a single day of an ordinary prisoner, Ivan Denisovich Shukhov. Its publication was an extraordinary event in Soviet literary history—never before had an account of Stalinist repression been openly distributed.




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