The Gulag Archipelago Volume 1: An Experiment in Literary Investigation Audiobook, by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Play Audiobook Sample

The Gulag Archipelago Volume 1: An Experiment in Literary Investigation Audiobook

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Read By: Frederick Davidson Publisher: Caedmon Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 17.33 hours at 1.5x Speed 13.00 hours at 2.0x Speed Series: The Gulag Archipelago Release Date: October 2020 Format: Unabridged Audiobook ISBN: 9780063045187

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Total Audiobook Chapters:

27

Longest Chapter Length:

109:24 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

15 seconds

Average Chapter Length:

57:38 minutes

Audiobooks by this Author:

6

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“BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY.” —Time

Volume 1 of the gripping epic masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn's chilling report of his arrest and interrogation, which exposed to the world the vast bureaucracy of secret police that haunted Soviet society. Features a new foreword by Anne Applebaum.

“The greatest and most powerful single indictment of a political regime ever leveled in modern times.” —George F. Kennan

“It is impossible to name a book that had a greater effect on the political and moral consciousness of the late twentieth century.” —David Remnick, The New Yorker



“Solzhenitsyn’s masterpiece. . . . The Gulag Archipelago helped create the world we live in today.” —Anne Applebaum, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag: A History, from the foreword

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About Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn (1918–2008) was born in Kislovodsk, Russia. A twice-decorated captain in the Soviet Army, he was stripped of his rank, arrested, and convicted for privately criticizing Stalin in 1945. Exiled from the USSR in 1974, he eventually settled in the United States before returning to his homeland twenty years later after the Soviet system had collapsed. Among his acclaimed works are the novels One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich and The First Circle. His literary awards include the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Medal of Honor for Literature.

About Frederick Davidson

Frederick Davidson (1932–2005), also known as David Case, was one of the most prolific readers in the audiobook industry, recording more than eight hundred audiobooks in his lifetime, including over two hundred for Blackstone Audio. Born in London, he trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and performed for many years in radio plays for the British Broadcasting Company before coming to America in 1976. He received AudioFile’s Golden Voice Award and numerous Earphones Awards and was nominated for a Grammy for his readings.