By Joseph Pearce
In line with unique, own interviews with Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Joseph Pearce's biography of the well known Russian dissident presents profound perception right into a towering literary and political determine.
From his pro-Communist formative years to his imprisonment in compelled hard work camps, from his exile in the United States to his go back to Russia, Solzhenitsyn struggled with the weightiest questions of human life: while somebody has suffered the main bad actual and emotional torture, what turns into of his spirit? Can technology, politics and economics actually supply all of man's wishes?
In his acclaimed literary and ancient works, Solzhenitsyn uncovered the brutality of the Soviet regime. most famed for his novel in the future within the lifetime of Ivan Denisovich and his three-volume disclose of the Russian police kingdom, The Gulag Archipelago, he received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1970.
Solzhenitsyn's Christian religion deeply knowledgeable his reaction to the inhumanity of recent materialism because it took form in 20th- century Russia. His critique applies not just to Communism, notwithstanding, but additionally to the post-Christian capitalism now dominant within the West. at the religious, cultural, and socio-political point, his writings nonetheless have a lot to educate the area.
This e-book additionally incorporates a gallery of infrequent photos.
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