The Gulag Archipelago Volume 1An Experiment in Literary Investigation

Author(s): Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; Thomas P. Whitney (Translator)



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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  • : 9780061253713
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : Harper Perennial Modern Classics
  • : August 2007
  • : 21.00 cmmm X 13.50 cmmm X 2.90 cmmm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; Thomas P. Whitney (Translator)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 365.45094709041
  • : 704
  • : black & white illustrations