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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
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One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools, this is Solzhenitsyn's picture of human life in inhuman conditions. Written from personal experience, it describes in detail the day of a prisoner in a Soviet labour camp.
One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools, this is Solzhenitsyn's picture of human life in inhuman conditions. Written from personal experience, it describes in detail the day of a prisoner in a Soviet labour camp.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780525170884 (052517088X)
Publisher: Dutton Books
Edition language: English
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philoSophie
philoSophie rated it
4.0 One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Shukhov gazed at the ceiling in silence. Now he didn’t know either whether he wanted freedom or not. At first he’d longed for it. Every night he’d counted the days of his stretch – how many had passed, how many were coming. And then he’d grown bored with counting. And then it became clear that men l...
Dem
Dem rated it
3.0 One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
bookshelves: re-read, published-1962, slavic, re-visit-2015, film-only, winter-20142015, nobel-laureate, prisoner Recommended for: Laura, Wanda et al Read from January 01, 1989 to February 07, 2015, read count: 2 Re-visit 2015 via film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqG1u...Trivia from wiki: ...
bobsburgers23
bobsburgers23 rated it
4.0 One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Really good flow, though the translation I had used really uneven tone, which may have been on purpose. A lot of the insults weren't appropriate anymore, so it sort of lacked a true abusive feeling. Made me depressed though!
AmySea
AmySea rated it
4.0 One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich /written by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ; translated by H.T. Willetts
This is the second time that I've read One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich in less than a month. I first read the translation done by Max Hayward and Ronald Hingley, and found something lacking in the story, perhaps due to the translation. After reading this translation by H.T. Willetts, I believ...
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