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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918–2008) won the 1970 Nobel Prize in Literature. These pages, written in 1978, pick up where his memoir The Oak and the Calf leaves off, beginning with his expulsion to West Germany on February 13, 1974. They are excerpted from Solzhenitsyn’s forthcoming memoir, Between Two Millstones, Book 1: Sketches of Exile, 1974–1978, translated by Peter Constantine and reprinted with permission from University of Notre Dame Press, © 2018 by University of Notre Dame.