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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

by Solzhenitsyn, Alexander

Condition: Nice copy


London: Gollancz, 1962. 1st edition. dust jacket. Nice copy. octavo. 192pp. , Some uneven fading to bright yellow jacket o/w nice copy in price-clipped dust jacket with minimal wear. Uncommon

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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