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Kolyma Tales Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Lawyer's Plot Summary

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The Lawyer's Plot Summary

The narrator is taken from his shift in the gold mine. He has a pretty lenient gang, though it is extremely cold. The narrator, Andreev, is a law student and is brought in for questioning by the local NKVD, secret police head, Romanov. Romanov is satisfied that Andreev was a law student, and declares that he is classified as a lawyer. Andreev is brought in for questioning and is moved to another prison, and in the morning is questioned by Romanov again. Romanov gives Andreev some bread, herring and some smoking mixture. Andreev is quite happy since he is getting to rest and eating well. He is able to think only about one day in advance in planning his prison life. Andreev is then brought by guards to the "Serpentine," a pre-trial prison with a sinister reputation. Andreev is kept moving to other...

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