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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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Thomas, Alexander Solzhenitsyn: A Century in his Life, London, 1998
The last great figure of the 20th century, the Russian novelist and dissident, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, died on August 3rd.
Beginning with his 1962 novel One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who died Aug.
BORN INTO a family of Cossack intellectuals, Alexander Solzhenitsyn graduated in mathematics and physics, but within weeks the Soviet Union was fighting Hitler for its survival.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the Nobel Prizewinning dissident writer whose literary works exposing the horrors of Stalin's police state and prison system were turned into films and TV series, died of heart failure at his country home near Moscow Aug.
5 Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who died last week, was one of the great Russian novelists.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the Nobel prize-winning Russian dissident, has been laid to rest in a historic Moscow monastery after an ornate church service attended by the president.
Yet Moscow has just witnessed the extraordinary sight of Alexander Solzhenitsyn - the dissident and once-exiled author of "The Gulag Archipelago" and "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" - receiving what amounts to a state funeral.
With the demise of Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the curtain comes down on a great era.