One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

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From the icy blast of reveille through the sweet release of sleep, Ivan Denisovich endures.  A common carpenter, he is one of millions viciously imprisoned for countless years on baseless charges, sentenced to the waking nightmares of the Soviet ...Continua
Ha scritto il 20/08/13
la vita è adesso
Racconto lungo, cronaca di una vita nel gulag di Ivan Denisovic che come unica colpa ha quella di essere stato prigioniero dei nazisti senza esserne poi stato ucciso. La sopravvivenza alla guerra è la causa di questa sopravvivenza nei campi di ...Continua
Ha scritto il 21/12/10
Presumably a very accurate description of one man's day in his sentence in a Soviet gulag. Solzhenitsyn does a very good job of humanizing the characters and making you understand what they're going through every day. What's harder to understand ...Continua
Ha scritto il 02/12/08
Great book
Full of meaning, recommended!
Ha scritto il 10/03/08
I found it a famous classic only after finishing. (I got it from an anobbian) As the title suggested the story focused on a single day, about an innocent prisioner who was stuck in the stalinish labour camp. It was suffocating which thrilled the ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 26/01/08
The cover shows 'Head', an ink drawing by Ernst Neizvestny, by courtest of the Grosvenor Gallery, London

Ha scritto il Mar 10, 2008, 14:17
Shukhov went to sleep fully content. he'd had many strokes of luck that day: they hadn't put him in the cells; they hadn't sent his squad to the settlement; he'd swiped a bowl of kasha at dinner; the squad leader had fixed the rates well; he'd built
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Ha scritto il Mar 10, 2008, 14:17
"Alyosha," he said, withdrawing his arm and blowing smoke into his face. "I'm not against God, understand that. I do believe in God. But I don't believe in paradise or in hell. Why do you take us for fools and stuff us with your paradise and hell ...Continua
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