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Faithful Ruslan

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ISBN-10: 1935554670

ISBN-13: 9781935554677

Edition: 2011

Authors: Georgi Vladimov, Michael Glenny

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Unavailable for twenty years, this harrowing allegory of obedience to authority is esteemed as “one of the defining literary texts of the post-Stalin period.” (The Guardian)Set in a remote Siberian depot immediately following the demolition of one of the gulag’s notorious camps and the emancipation of its prisoners, Faithful Ruslan is an embittered cri de coeur from a writer whose circumstances obliged him to resist the violence of arbitrary power. “Every writer who writes anything in this country is made to feel he has committed a crime,” Georgi Vladimov said. Dissident, he said, is a word that “they force on you.” His mother, a victim of Stalin’s anti-Semitic policy, had been interred for…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Melville House Publishing
Publication date: 9/27/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 218
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English