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One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich



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Author: Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr
ISBN: 9780141184746
Publisher: Penguin UK
Year First Published: 2000
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 198mm x 130mm x 11mm
Format: Paperback / softback

This brutal, shattering glimpse of the fate of millions of Russians under Stalin shook Russia and shocked the world when it first appeared.Discover the importance of a piece of bread or an extra bowl of soup, the incredible luxury of a book, the ingenious possibilities of a nail, a piece of string or a single match in a world where survival is all. Here safety, warmth and food are the first objectives. Reading this book, you enter a world of incarceration, brutality, hard manual labour and freezing cold – and participate in the struggle of men to survive both the terrible rigours of nature and the inhumanity of the system that defines their conditions of life.