Cancer Ward (Penguin Modern Classics)

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9780141183244: Cancer Ward (Penguin Modern Classics)

Like Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn the hero, Oldg Kostoglotov, spent many years in labour camps and was eventually transferred to a cancer ward. This study of how people confront terminal illness is also a dissection of the "cancerous" Soviet police state.

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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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