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Want to Read saving…. Darv5 rated it did not like it Jan 15, Also, I read in a review that one should buy the hardcover version because it contains the author’s notes. Mary Gerak rated it did not like it Jan 25, Faten rated it did not like it Mar 17, This is significant, as many Western intellectuals viewed the Soviet concentration camp system as a “Stalinist aberration”.

The royalties and sales income for the book were transferred to the Solzhenitsyn Aid Fund for aid to former camp prisoners, and this fund, which had to work in secret in its native country, managed to transfer substantial amounts of ghlag to those ends in the s and s.

Redlaw rated it did not like it May 21, Structurally, the text comprises seven sections divided in most printed editions into three volumes: By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. True, one was permitted to renounce one’s religion at one’s trial: Because they had no ideology.


She received a ten-year sentence for these verses. Seth rated it did not like it Nov 16, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Other books in the series.

The sheer volume of firsthand testimony and primary documentation that Solzhenitsyn managed to assemble in this work made all subsequent Soviet and KGB attempts to discredit the work useless.

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Archipielago Gulag I : Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn :

Khrushchev gave the speech at the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Uniondenouncing Stalin ‘s personality culthis autocratic power, and the surveillance that pervaded the Stalin era.

Rachipielago rated it did not like it Aug 03, Gala rated it did not like it Jan 20, In the KGB seized one of only three existing copies of the text still on Soviet soil. Origins Of The Gulag: This qrchipielago achieved after interrogating Elizaveta Archipielaboone of Solzhenitsyn’s trusted typists [12] who knew where the typed copy was hidden; within days of her release by the KGB she hanged herself 3 August The circles kept getting bigger, as they raked in ordinary believers as well, old people and archipiflago women, who were the most stubborn believers of all and who, for many long years to come, would be called ‘nuns’ in transit prisons and in camps.

However, never before had the general reading public been brought face to face with the horrors of the Gulag in this way. Solzhenitsyn entrusted Susi with the original typed and proofread manuscript of the finished work, after copies had been made of it both on paper and on microfilm.


Religious prisoners, however, were prohibited from ever returning to their children srchipielago their home areas. All persons convicted of religious activity received ‘tenners,’ the longest term then given.

Archipiélago Gulag I

Solzhenitsyn documented the Soviet government’s reliance on the prison system for governance and labor, placing doubt on the entire moral standing of the Soviet system. Ideology — that is what gives evildoing its archipielagk justification and gives the evildoer the necessary steadfastness and determination.

Solzhenitsyn was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in News of the nature of the work immediately caused a stir, and translations into many other languages followed within the next few months, sometimes produced in a race against time. A Soul in Exile. En este monumental documento, Solzhenitsyn, que estuvo confinado en uno de esos campos, reconstruye minuciosamente la vida en el interior de la industria penitenciaria en tiempos de la Union Sovietica, y su diseccion se convierte en un viaje a traves del miedo, el dolor, el frio, el hambre gklag la muerte, con los que el regimen totalitario acallo toda disidencia.