Sunday, August 3, 2008

Another great light out--Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Alexander Solzhenitsyn became a household name in 20th century Cold War politics and an important figure in modern world history.

Solzhenitsyn was also a hero in understanding what it means to be human, both with a backdrop of prosperity as well as revolutionary suffering. He became famous for his Gulag Archipelago. Malcolm Muggeridge reported home in the early 1930s about the Russian atrocities under Stalin and predicted someone would rise up one day and write about it. Solzhenitsyn was only 14 at the time...

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1 comments:

Jeremy Killian said...

Sad day. His One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich is one of my all time favorites.