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Kolyma Tales

Author: Varlam Tikhonovich Shalamov; John Glad
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Varlam Tikhonovich Shalamov; John Glad
ISBN: 9780140186956 0140186956
OCLC Number: 829337853
Description: xix, 508 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: 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 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 Seizure --
An Epitaph --
Handwriting --
The Businessman --
Captain Tolly's Love --
In the Bathhouse --
The Green Procurator --
My First Tooth --
Prosthetic Appliances --
The Train --
The Red Cross --
Women in the Criminal World --
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.
Responsibility: Varlam Shalamov ; translated from the Russian by John Glad.

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