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by A Solzhenitsyn

Author: A Solzhenitsyn
Language: English
Publisher: Collins (1979)
Pages: 700 pages
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Rating: 4.1
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In the First Circle is a novel by Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, released in 1968. A more complete version of the book was published in English in 2009.

In the First Circle is a novel by Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, released in 1968. This novel is highly autobiographical.

Solzhenitsyn wrote the book in the 1950s from internal exile in Kazakhstan after he was released from eight years in Gulag prisons . Compared to the rest of the Gulag, they are, as it were, in the first circle of hell.

Solzhenitsyn wrote the book in the 1950s from internal exile in Kazakhstan after he was released from eight years in Gulag prisons and work camps. It describes four days in the lives of prisoners at a special camp for scientists and engineers on the outskirts of Moscow called Marfino. But it is still hell. They are deprived of their freedom and contact with the outside world, which continues about its business just the other side of the razor wire. These prisoners can go years without receiving a letter from loved ones.

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Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn (11 December 1918 – 3 August 2008) was a Russian novelist, philosopher, historian, and short story writer

Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn (11 December 1918 – 3 August 2008) was a Russian novelist, philosopher, historian, and short story writer. Solzhenitsyn was an outspoken critic of the Soviet Union and Communism and helped to raise global awareness of its Gulag labor camp system. After serving in the Soviet Army during World War II, he was sentenced to spend eight years in a labour camp and then internal exile for criticizing Josef Stalin in a private letter

First written between 1955 and 1958, In the First Circle is Solzhenitsyn's fiction masterpiece.

First written between 1955 and 1958, In the First Circle is Solzhenitsyn's fiction masterpiece. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate

A major literary event 50 years in the making: In the First Circle is the first complete English translation of Nobel Prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s best novel (Washington Post).

A major literary event 50 years in the making: In the First Circle is the first complete English translation of Nobel Prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s best novel (Washington Post). A major literary event 50 years in the making: In the First Circle is the first complete English translation of Nobel Prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s best novel (Washington Post).

The First Circle of Dante's Hell - where the souls of the pre-Christian philosophers are doomed to exist throughout eternity - stands in this novel as a metaphor for certain penal institutions of Stalin's Russia. Set in Moscow during a three-day period in December 1949, The First Circle is the story of the prisoner Gleb Nerzhin, a brilliant mathematician.