Title The First Circle.
Book Condition Softcover. Fair reading copy. Cover is slightly torn and creased.
Publisher Bantam, New York: 1969.
Seller ID 1888X3
The First Circle of Dante's Hell - where the souls of the pre-Christian philosophers were doomed to exist throuhout eternity - stands in this novel as a metaphor for certain penal institutions of Stalin's Russia. Describes the prison life and exile of this Nobel Prize winner in Literature that he endured under the Soviet regime. Translated into English from the Russian by Thomas P. Whitney.
(Key Words: Exile, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Prison Life, Russian Literature, Nobel Prize Winners, Russia, Soviet Union, Memoirs, Thomas P. Whitney).