Cancer Ward: A Novel (FSG Classics)

Cancer Ward: A Novel (FSG Classics)

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn


Cancer Ward examines the connection of a bunch of individuals within the melanoma ward of a provincial Soviet health center in 1955, years after Stalin's dying. We see them below basic situations, and likewise reexamined on the 11th hour of affliction. jointly they symbolize a impressive cross-section of latest Russian characters and attitudes. The stories of the valuable personality, Oleg Kostoglotov, heavily replicate the author's personal: Solzhenitsyn himself grew to become a sufferer in a melanoma ward within the mid-1950s, on his liberate from a hard work camp, and later recovered. Translated via Nicholas Bethell and David Burg.

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