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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. by  Alexander SOLZHENITSYN - First Edition - 1963 - from Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.com

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich.

by SOLZHENITSYN, Alexander

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


NY:: Dutton,. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1963. Hardcover. The author's first book to be translated into English. A Soviet novel of life in Stalin's forced labor camps. Translated from the Russian by Ralph Parker. Introduction by Marvin L. Kalb. Foreword by Alexander Tvardovsky. First edition thus. Offsetting to endpapers, else very good in a very good (minor edge wear with a few short closed edge tears) dust jacket. .

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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