Set in the male cancer ward of a hospital, this book is an examination of men in extreme situations facing basic moral choices. It is also a metaphorical exposition of the situation in the Soviet Union, and was instrumental in Solzhenitsyn's expulsion from the Union of Soviet Writers.
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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)
"A literary event of the first magnitude." --"Time"
"The most moving of Solzhenitsyn's novels." --Clifton Fadiman
A literary event of the first magnitude. "Time"
The most moving of Solzhenitsyn's novels. "Clifton Fadiman""
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