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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

by Solzhenitsyn, Alexander

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.. 1963. First English Edition. VG//VG, book spine cocked (but still able to stand on its own) , offsetting front and rear eps with some light yellow blotching. DJ corners rubbed and worn, light yellow blotch rear flap, rear panel rubbed, but overall a tight solid copy with clean unmarked text. ; 8vo, gray weave cloth with green lettering, top edge pages tinted green, DJ, 160pp. Translated by Ralph Parker. Includes introduction by Martin L Kalb and foreword by Alexander Tvardovsky. "Only Authorized Edition". .

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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