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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Summary

"Reveille was sounded, as always, at 5 A.M .... "

So begins another day for Ivan Denisovich in a forced labor camp in Siberia, in a pitch-dark room filled with two hundred men, stacked four bunks high. Usually he gets up and finds one of the numerous ways to earn more food, but this morning he's sick. Not sick enough to know he can't work, but sick enough to wonder if he can. He plans...

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