’50 Novels’ One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich: Afterthoughts

I've now finished reading this chosen title as part of my 50 Novels in One Year reading challenge so I thought, as always, I'd share my unqualified thoughts. Set in a post-war Stalinist labour camp, this novel, as the title suggests, centres on a … [Read more...]

’50 Novels’ #6: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

After finishing the latest book in my 50 Novels in One Year reading challenge, I thought I would take a break from American-authored novels (3 out of the first 5 I've read have been by American authors), and move to something completely different, … [Read more...]