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Kolyma tales

Author: Varlam Shalamov
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1994.
Series: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is estimated that some three million people died in the Soviet forced-labour camps of Kolyma, in the northeastern area of Siberia. This book captures the lives of ordinary people caught up in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Varlam Shalamov
ISBN: 0140186956 9780140186956
OCLC Number: 31921264
Notes: Originally published: New York ; London : Norton, 1980.
Description: xix, 508 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Kolyma tales. Through the snow ; On tick ; In the night ; Carpenters ; An individual assignment ; A 'pushover' job ; Dry rations ; The injector ; The Apostle Paul ; Berries ; Tamara the bitch ; Cherry brandy ; A child's drawings ; Condensed milk ; The snake charmer ; The golden Taiga ; Vaska Denisov, kidnapper of pigs ; A day off ; Dominoes ; Shock therapy ; The lawyers' plot ; Typhoid quarantine --
The Left Bank. The Procurator of Judea ; The lepers ; Descendant of a Decembrist ; Committees for the poor ; Magic ; A piece of meat ; Esperanto ; Major Pugachov's last battle ; The used-book dealer ; Lend-lease ; Sententious --
The virtuoso shovelman. The seizure ; An epitaph ; Handwriting ; The businessman ; Captain Tolly's love ; In the bathhouse ; The green Procurator ; My first tooth ; Prosthetic appliances ; The train --
Essays on the criminal world. The Red Cross ; Women in the criminal world --
Resurrection of the larch. Quiet ; Grishka Logun's thermometer ; Chief of political control ; The life of Engineer Kipreev ; Mister Popp's visit ; The theft ; The letter ; Fire and water ; Graphite.
Series Title: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Other Titles: Kolymskie rasskazy.
Responsibility: by Varlam Shalamov ; translated from the Russian by John Glad.

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