The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956
Volume 2 : An Experiment in Literary InvestigationBook - 2007
"BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY" --Time
Volume 2 of the Nobel Prize-winner's towering masterpiece: the story of Solzhenitsyn's entrance into the Soviet prison camps, where he would remain for nearly a decade. Features a new foreword by Anne Applebaum.
"The greatest and most powerful single indictment of a political regime ever leveled in modern times." --George F. Kennan
"It is impossible to name a book that had a greater effect on the political and moral consciousness of the late twentieth century." --David Remnick, The New Yorker
"Solzhenitsyn's masterpiece. ... The Gulag Archipelago helped create the world we live in today." --Anne Applebaum, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag: A History, from the foreword