Solzhenitsyn: Life & Words
Added on July 28, 2015
Author Ann Kannings
Published November 3, 2014
File Size 58.87 KB
Solzhenitsyn: Life and Words 58.87 KB - This book is an anthology of 80 quotes from Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and 63 selected facts about Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
During the World War II Solzhenitsyn served as the commander of a sound-ranging battery, was involved in major action at the front, and twice decorated.
On 7 July 1945, Solzhenitsyn was sentenced in his absence to an eight-year term in a labour camp.
Solzhenitsyn received his Nobel Prize at the 1974 ceremony after he had been deported from the Soviet Union.
The Gulag Archipelago has sold over thirty million copies in thirty-five languages.
Solzhenitsyn was given an honorary Literary Degree from Harvard University in 1978.
“The line separating good and evil passes neither through states, nor between political parties either - but right through every human heart.”
“A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him.”
“A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.”
“Can a man who's warm... understand one who's freezing?” Do you want to download or read a ebook? It is available in PDF or epub format in the source
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