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The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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Mar 09, 2009

really liked it
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Brilliant, but frequently hard sledding. Rightfully fearing historical amnesia, Solzhenitsyn didn't want to leave anything out, and so he didn't. For all that, he captures the particulars of camp life with ferocious immediacy.
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