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Cancer ward

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Cancer ward

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This translation originally published, London: Bodley Head, 1968. Originally published in Russian, London: Bodley Head, 1968.

StatementAlexander Solzhenitsyn ; translated by Nicholas Bethell & David Burg.
ContributionsBethell, Nicholas, 1938-, Burg, David.
The Physical Object
Pagination570 p. ;
Number of Pages570
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16017792M
ISBN 100140032290

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The Cancer Ward is a novel about a Soviet man, Oleg Kostoglotov, who is admitted to a Soviet hospital somewhere in Asia, and is treated for several months for a tumor.

As Oleg communicates with his fellow patients and interacts with the physicians treating Cancer ward book, he learns to define himself and his future. Sep 30,  · CANCER WARD is a fine novel and well worth reading.

However, it takes a back seat to "In the First Circle", which Solzhenitsyn also wrote in the mids and which I read about a month ago. CANCER WORD is more prolix, and Solzhenitsyn's rhetorical questions and flourishes begin to wear on me (though it is possible that I read the novel too /5(96).

The Russian Nobelist's semiautobiographical novel set in a Soviet cancer ward shortly after Stalin's death. One of the great allegorical masterpieces of world literature, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Cancer Ward is both a deeply compassionate study of people facing terminal illness and a brilliant dissection of the cancerous Soviet police state.

Nov 01,  · Reading Solzhenitsyn's "Cancer Ward" without the historical background of the country in which it is set, a casual reader would be shocked to learn this book was banned by the Soviet government for many years. This book would seem to be nothing more than a sad story of life in a poor country's ward for terminally ill cancer lphsbands.com by: This summary of Cancer Ward includes a complete plot overview – spoilers included.

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Apr 14,  · The Russian Nobelist's semiautobiographical novel set in a Soviet cancer ward shortly after Stalin's death. One of the great allegorical masterpieces of world literature, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Cancer Ward is both a deeply compassionate study of people facing terminal illness and a brilliant dissection of the cancerous Soviet police state/5.

About the Book. The story takes place in the men's cancer ward of a hospital in a city in Soviet Central Asia. The patients in Ward 13 all suffer from cancer, but differ in age, personality, nationality, and social class (as if such a thing could be possible in the Soviet "classless" society!).Cited by: !DOWNLOAD LINK: Cancer Ward ebook epub electronic book Cancer Ward by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn for iphone, ipad txt format version, file with page numbers Cancer Ward by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Kindle Edition with Audio Multimedia CD Video Hardcover New.

This Study Guide consists of approximately 38 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Cancer Ward. Pavel Rusanov is a very important man in the Soviet Union, and has a large tumor on his neck.

He is told to report. Jan 14,  · Towards the end of the book he uses a visit to a zoo to paint a clever picture of life in the cancer ward and in the many prison camps of Russia. Smiling and happiness do not feature strongly in this novel, but a deep insight into the core of human nature is displayed in considerable detail/5(39).

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[The book] has created a portrait of life in the Soviet. Cancer Ward is what its title suggests: an exploration of an institution devoted to the care of cancer patients. In this public institution, people from all levels of society find themselves in.

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In the same year he also produced Cancer Ward, a novel based on his experience as a patient in a Soviet cancer hospital. InSolzhenitsyn was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. Cancer Ward, novel by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Though banned in the Soviet Union, the work was published in by Italian and other European publishers in the Russian language as Rakovy korpus.

It was also published in English translation in Solzhenitsyn based Cancer Ward on his own. The story takes place in the men's cancer ward of a hospital in a city in Soviet Central Asia.

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Like Solzhenitsyn, the main character, Oleg Kostoglotov (“bone chewer”) spends some years in the Gulag, is sentenced to perpetual exile in Kazakhstan, becomes ill with cancer, is treated in a cancer clinic, and makes a good lphsbands.com: Paul Crichton.Feb 09,  · This video is a review of 'One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich' and 'Cancer Ward' with a brief comparison/discussion about the two books.

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