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By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

After years of dwelling in exile, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn again to Russia in 1994 and released a sequence of 8 powerfully paired tales. those groundbreaking works—interconnected and juxtaposed utilizing an experimental process Solzhenitsyn often called “binary”—join Solzhenitsyn’s already to be had fiction as probably the most strong literature of the 20 th century.

With Soviet and post-Soviety existence as their concentration, those tales weave and shift inside of their shared surroundings, illuminating the Russian adventure lower than the Soviet regime. In “The Upcoming Generation,” a professor promotes a lifeless yet proletarian pupil merely out of excellent will. Years later, a similar professor reveals himself arrested and, in a awesome accident, his scholar turns into his interrogator. In “Nastenka,” younger ladies with a similar identify lead regimen, ordered lives—until the Revolution exacts radical switch on them both.

The so much eloquent and acclaimed opponent of presidency oppression, Solzhenitsyn was once presented the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1970, and his paintings keeps to obtain overseas acclaim. to be had for the 1st time in English, Apricot Jam and different Stories is a remarkable instance of Solzhenitsyn’s singular type and merely extra solidifies his position as a real literary giant.

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