By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
With Soviet and post-Soviet existence as their concentration, they weave and shift within their shared environment, illuminating the Russian adventure lower than the Soviet regime. In “The Upcoming Generation,” a professor promotes a lifeless yet proletarian pupil simply out of fine will. Years later, a similar professor reveals himself arrested and, in a outstanding coincidence, his pupil turns into his interrogator. In “Nastenka,” younger women with an identical identify lead regimen, ordered lives—until the Revolution exacts radical swap 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 maintains to obtain overseas acclaim. on hand for the 1st time in English, Apricot Jam: And different Stories is a extraordinary instance of Solzhenitsyn’s singular type and purely additional solidifies his position as a real literary giant.