One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

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

Genre
Fiction
Topics
labour, soviet russia, survival, torture
Publisher
Penguin
Author
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Format
Paperback

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