Cancer Ward (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

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9780141180564: Cancer Ward (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

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)

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'Without a doubt the greatest Russian novelist' Sunday Times

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Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr
Published by Penguin Classic (1998)
ISBN 10: 0141180560 ISBN 13: 9780141180564
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Book Description Penguin Classic, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0141180560

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