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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr, -- 1918-,
  • Authors, Russian -- 20th century -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMichael Scammell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3488.04Z/
The Physical Object
Pagination1051p.,(16)p. of plates :
Number of Pages1051
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16258397M
ISBN 100091512808

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