Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr Cancer Ward

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One of the great allegorical masterpieces of world literature, Cancer Ward is both a deeply compassionate study of people facing terminal illness and a brilliant dissection of the 'cancerous' Soviet police state. Withdrawn from publication in Russia in 1964, it became, along with One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, a work that awoke the conscience of the world. As Robert Service wrote of its appeal in the Independent, 'In waging his struggle against Soviet communism, Solzhenitsyn the novelist preferred the rapier to the cudgel'.

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"Solzhenitsyn is a man of genius…it is a privilege to be Solzhenitsyn’s contemporary" ( Observer)

"There has been no such analysis of the corrupting power of the police state in Soviet literature" ( Listener)

"He is one of the towering figures of the age, as writer, as moralist, as hero" (Edward Cranshaw)

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Book Description Vintage Classics. Book Condition: New. Solzhenitsyn's celebrated novel describes the lives of people in the Soviet Union under Stalin who were condemned on health grounds to "internment" or death. It also give a psychological insight into the intensified experience of people under varying degrees of pressure and deprivation. Translator(s): Dolberg, Alexander. Num Pages: 576 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 406. . 2003. New Ed. Paperback. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780099575511

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