Solzhenitsyn (Paladin Books)

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9780586085387: Solzhenitsyn (Paladin Books)

A comprehensive picture of the man . . . exemplary industry and tact. . . balanced judgment. . . This superb biography will certainly be the standard account of the most remarkable literary life story of our time
TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT
Never in this long book is there a point when the reader should want to put it down . . . Narrative, analysis, description and speculation flow into one another painlessly ... To attain such momentum and write so vast a chunk of prose with the minimum of stylistic infelicity deserves high praise
THE ECONOMIST
Scammell has scored a remarkable success in this massive but always readable biography
SUNDAY TIMES
This magnificent blockbuster of a book ... is a biography written to the scale of both man and writer
LONDON STANDARD
'A major achievement, cool, deeply serious, and immensely detailed
FINANCIAL TIMES
May well be one of the great books of our time
NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS
A sustained piece of very skilful writing . . . consistent accessibility and maintenance of the reader s interest
NEW SOCIETY

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Book Description Paladin. Paperback. Book Condition: New. UNUSED, VERY GOOD, NOT EX-LIBRARY, sunfaded, tanned edges, bend in cover, shows signs of shelfwear, 1056 pages. A comprehensive picture of the man . . . exemplary industry and tact. . . balanced judgment. . . This superb biography will certainly be the standard account of the most remarkable literary life story of our timeTIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENTNever in this long book is there a point when the reader should want to put it down . . . Narrative, analysis, description and speculation flow into one another painlessly . To attain such momentum and write so vast a chunk of prose with the minimum of stylistic infelicity deserves high praiseTHE ECONOMISTScammell has scored a remarkable success in this massive but always readable biographySUNDAY TIMESThis magnificent blockbuster of a book . is a biography written to the scale of both man and writerLONDON STANDARD'A major achievement, cool, deeply serious, and immensely detailedFINANCIAL TIMESMay well be one of the great books of our timeNEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKSA sustained piece of very skilful writing . . . consistent accessibility and maintenance of the readers interestNEW SOCIETY. Bookseller Inventory # 15744

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