Alexandr Solzhenitsyn
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last updated 3 August 2008

Alexandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn was born in 1918 in Russia. In 1945 he was imprisoned for privately criticizing Stalin and was sentenced to internal exile in 1953. His first work was published in 1962, but by 1965 his writing had ran afoul of the Soviet leadership. He was awarded the 1970 Nobel Prize in Literature, but could not receive it until after he was deported from the USSR in 1974. He settled in the United States until 1994, when he returned to post-Soviet Russia, and he died there in 2008.

General notes: this is a partial listing of Solzhenitsyn's writings. Those novels and stories which involve the same characters and/or storylines are collected together and listed in sequence of storyline chronology. Publication date is given in parenthesis.



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Last modified 3 August 2008.
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