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Kolyma tales

Author: Varlam Shalamov; John Glad
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1994.
Series: Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

It is estimated that some three million people died in the Soviet forced-labour camps of Kolyma, in the northeastern area of Siberia. This book captures the lives of ordinary people caught up in  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Varlam Shalamov; John Glad
ISBN: 0140186956 9780140186956
OCLC Number: 992706025
Language Note: Translated from the Russian J. Glad.
Description: (512) pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: ForewordThrough the SnowOn TickIn the NightCarpentersAn Individual AssignmentA 'Pushover' JobDry RationsThe InjectorThe Apostle PaulBerriesTamara the BitchCherry BrandyA Child's DrawingsCondensed MilkThe Snake CharmerThe Golden TaigaVaska Denisov, Kidnapper of PigsA Day OffDominoesShock TherapyThe Lawyers' PlotTyphoid QuarantineThe Procurator of JudeaThe LepersDescendant of a DecembristCommittees for the PoorMagicA Piece of MeatEsperantoMajor Pugachov's Last BattleThe Used-Book DealerLend-LeaseSententiousThe SeizureAn EpitaphHandwritingThe BusinessmanCaptain Tolly's LoveIn the BathhouseThe Green ProcuratorMy First ToothProsthetic AppliancesThe TrainThe Red CrossWomen in the Criminal WorldQuietGrishka Logun's ThermometerChief of Political ControlThe Life of Engineer KipreevMister Popp's VisitThe TheftThe LetterFire and WaterGraphite
Series Title: Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics.
Responsibility: Varlam Shalamov.


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