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Sunday, August 03, 2008

Icons we mourn: Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Russian writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who exposed Stalin's prison system in his novels and spent 20 years in exile, has died near Moscow at the age of 89. The author of The Gulag Archipelago and One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich, who returned to Russia in 1994, died of either a stroke or heart failure. The Nobel laureate had suffered from high blood pressure in recent years.




  • I remember reading him in high school. Great writer.

    By Blogger WendyB, at 7:49 AM  

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