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The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956: an experiment in literary investigation. Vol. 1

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Volume 1 of the gripping epic masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn's chilling report of his arrest and interrogation, which exposed to the world the vast bureaucracy of secret police that haunted Soviet society. Features a new foreword by Anne Applebaum. "The greatest and most powerful single indictment of a political regime ever leveled in modern times." --George F. Kennan "It is impossible to name a book that had a greater effect on the political and moral consciousness of the late twentieth century." --David Remnick, The New Yorker "Solzhenitsyn's masterpiece. ... The Gulag Archipelago helped create the world we live in today." --Anne Applebaum, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag: A History, from the foreword

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full_title gulag archipelago 1918 1956 an experiment in literary investigation vol 1
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display_description "In this masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn has orchestrated thousands of incidents and individual histories into one narrative of unflagging power and momentum. Written in a tone that encompasses Olympian wrath, bitter calm, savage irony, and sheer comedy, it combines history, autobiography, documentary, and political analysis as it examines in its totality the Soviet apparatus of repression from its inception following the October Revolution of 1917. This first volume involves us in the innocent victim's arrest and preliminary detention and the stages by which he is transferred across the breadth of the Soviet Union to his ultimate destination: the hard labor camp."--Publisher's description.
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subject_facet Censorship -- Soviet Union, Concentration camps -- Soviet Union, Political prisoners -- Soviet Union, Prisons -- Soviet Union
title_display The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 : an experiment in literary investigation. Vol. 1
title_full The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 : an experiment in literary investigation. Vol. 1 / Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn ; translated from the Russian by Thomas P. Whitney ; [foreword by Anne Applebaum]
title_short The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 :
title_sub an experiment in literary investigation. Vol. 1
topic_facet Censorship, Concentration camps, Political prisoners, Prisons