A masterpiece of 20th-century Russian literature--now in its first complete English translation
"One of the greatest Russian writers of short stories" chronicles life in a Soviet gulag, drawing on his own years in a USSR prison camp and laying bare the perils of totalitarianism (Financial Times).
Kolyma Stories is a masterpiece of twentieth-century literature, an epic array of short fictional tales reflecting the fifteen years that Varlam Shalamov spent in the Soviet Gulag. This is the first of two volumes (the second to appear in 2019) that together will constitute the first complete English translation of Shalamov's stories and the only one to be based on the authorized Russian text.
- ISBN-13: 9781681372143
- ISBN-10: 1681372142
- Publisher: New York Review of Books
- Publish Date: June 2018
- Dimensions: 8 x 5 x 1.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.63 pounds
- Page Count: 768