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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

by Solzhenitsyn, Alexander

Condition: Good +/Good+


New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Publisher, 1963 1963 Edition. Stated 'Published in the United States of America by Frederick A Praeger, Inc., Publisher.' A Very Good unmarked, firmly bound hardcover in Good+ unclipped dust jacket. A couple of small spots to fore-edge, otherwise pages clean and near fine. Black cloth hardcover with white artwork on front, white, red and gilt lettering on spine is mottled along thumb edges of both boards, spine ends, corners, rubbed and worn but not frayed. Dust jacket, 3.95 price intact on front flap, has light soiling and moderate edge wear, especially chipping at spine ends and corners and 2" closed tear at along rear spine fold. Jacket is in a clear archival protector. Red-orange endpapers, small crease to bottom corner rear endpaper. Binding firm, hinges intact, boards and spine straight. translated by Max Hayward and Ronald Hingley. Introduction by Max Hayward and Leopold Labedz. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2; xv + 210 pages . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good +/Good+.

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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