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Alexander Isayevich . born 1918, Russian novelist. His books include One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1962), The First Circle (1968), Cancer Ward (1968), August 1914 (1971), The Gulag Archipelago (1974), and October 1916 (1985). His works criticize the Soviet regime and he was imprisoned (1945--53) and exiled to Siberia (1953--56). He was deported to the West from the Soviet Union in 1974; all charges against him were dropped in 1991 and he returned to Russia in 1994. Nobel prize for literature 1970
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Berman (Washington, DC: Ethics and Public Policy Center, 1980), 39-42, 115-22; Cathy Young, "Traditional Prejudices: Alexander Solzhenitsyn," Reason, May 2004, http://reason.
1974: Leading Russian writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn (The Gulag Archipelago) was expelled from the Soviet Union.
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