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Viet society Features a new foreword by Anne ApplebaumThe greatest and most powerful single indictment of a political regime ever leveled in modern times George F KennanIt is impossible to name a book The Gulag PDF that had a greater effect on the politi. This is a must read and should be reuired reading at the universities Young people need to understand that it is important to truly understand the ideologies that you latch on to as they have very real conseuences

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The Gulag Archipelago Volume 1: An Experiment in Literary Investigation

Cal and moral consciousness of the late twentieth century David Remnick The New YorkerSolzhenitsyns masterpiece The Gulag Archipelagohelped create the world we live in today Anne Applebaum Pulitzer Prize winning author ofGulag A History from the foreword. Where to start The expose of the millennium which lays bare the brutality of the USSR A window into the human soul our ability to twist and contort our morality to do the most heinous acts but how in rare cases people do not lose their sense of morality even as the system they live in crushes themYou will be left in no doubt about the failures of utopian visions how rhetoric and lofty ideals come to mask what is simply evil the moral bankruptcy of socialism

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BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF Archipelago Volume PDF #197 THE TH CENTURY TimeVolume of the gripping epic masterpiece Solzhenitsyn's chilling report of his arrest and interrogation which exposed to the world the vast bureaucracy of secret police that haunted So. Talk about an eye opening experience How did we not learn any of this in school Shame The imagery of the sewer system flushing the perceived worthlessness of life is a heartbreaking one I m a third of the way through the book It s hard to read but entirely necessary


12 thoughts on “The Gulag Archipelago Volume 1: An Experiment in Literary Investigation

  1. says:

    Talk about an eye opening experience How did we not learn any of this in school? Shame The imagery of the sewer system flushing the perceived worthlessness of life is a heartbreaking one I'm a third of the way through the b

  2. says:

    I have not finished this book but saw a review that said there were no author's notes in this version of The Gulag Archipelago.This is not true This version, the red covered Volume 1 of the Gulag Archipelago DOES have authors notes, and lots of them However, the abridged version which is by the same publisher and has a similar cover to this book, does not have author's notes obviously Just clearing up this confusion This Volume 1

  3. says:

    A must read for those of us raised in comfort A reminder that life needn't be (and through most of human history, wasn't) so comfortable It is a reminder of the dangers posed by Authoritarianism, and a lesson that evil is not out there somewhere, lurking in a foreign land, but swirling amidst the good in the heart of every man The vagaries of fate and disposition can leave any man as either executor or execu

  4. says:

    This is a must read and should be required reading at the universities Young people need to understand that it is important to truly understand the ideologies that you latch on to as they have very real consequences.

  5. says:

    Read this book It is one of the most powerful things ever written It acts as a history of Soviet Russia, and a insightful depiction of Soviet the process of arrest in Soviet Russia This Volume of The Gulag Archipelago covers the process of Arrest, the Corrupt courts, the various statutes under which people were

  6. says:

    One of the greatest tragedies in the history of mankind, period The Soviets outdid Hitler and imprisoned and killed around 14 million of their own people It's mind boggling! And it's true Sadly, it's still happening, on a much smaller scale, but this system is still in use to this day Solzhenitsyn has done a won

  7. says:

    Already knew a lot of this history but Gulag is on Jordan Peterson's reading list so Gulag is not the story of Aleksandr Solzhenitsy, nor is it a history book it is much than that The real value, and I think a main reason its on JP's list, is in the underlying message that this is not the story of Russia, or the Russian people, or Stalin or anyone but of everyone Every single one of us, every day, in ways big and small, acts in wa

  8. says:

    Where to start? The expose of the millennium, which lays bare the brutality of the USSR A window into the human soul our abi

  9. says:

    Tried to read this on the recommendation of Jordan Peterson but it was too heavy a read Make sure you're definitely interest

  10. says:

    This one is going on my list of books everyone should read The extent to which Stalin's regime subjugated his people is unbelievable.

  11. says:

    Not much to say about the book contents as the book series is obviously a brilliant classic that everyone ought to read, but the print is good, the covers are OK, albeit a little flimsy, but you get what you pay for, so for the price, completely sufficient, in my opinion.

  12. says:

    an important read for everyone to know what happened in soviet russia and a warning of what comes with communi9sm