In the madness of World War II, a dutiful Russian soldier is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to ten years in a Siberian labor camp. So begins this masterpiece of modern Russian fiction, a harrowing account of a man who has conceded to all things evil with dignity and strength.
First published in 1962, it is considered one of the most significant works ever to emerge from Soviet Russia. Illuminating a dark chapter in Russian history,Ivan Denisovich is at once a graphic picture of work camp life and a moving tribute to man’s will to prevail over relentless dehumanization.
One of the most significant works ever to emerge from Soviet Russia, this novel is both a graphic picture of World War II work camp life and a testimony to the human spirit.
Number of Pages: 151
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Soviet Union
Publisher: New Amer Library Classics
Author: Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn
Street Date: August 6, 2008
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-9303