Daily Archives: May 6, 2019

Mowing Them Down

Last week I was the lead car on a drive to a place that some friends/relatives of mine had never visited, and as we were crossing the bridge into Washington a rather strange thing happened in that a wheelbarrow from … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Gulag Archipelago: Volume III

The Gulag Archipelago:  Volume III, by Alexandr Solzhenitsyn This third volume closes the massive and sprawling work by Solzhenitsyn on the gulag, and brings with it a certain melancholy sense of frustration and futility on the part of both the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Gulag Archipelago: Volume II

The Gulag Archipelago:  Volume II, by Alexandr Solzhenitsyn Like its predecessor, this volume contains two parts of the author’s sprawling saga about life in the Soviet gulags.  And while this book does not make for enjoyable reading in the sense … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Gulag Archipelago: Volume I

The Gulag Archipelago:  An Experiment In Literary Investigation:  Volume I, by Alexsandr I. Solzhenitsyn This book is without a doubt a classic, and it is one that I have been familiar with for a long time, but which I only … Continue reading

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