Drawing on his own experiences before, during and after his eleven years of incarceration and exile, on evidence provided by more than 200 fellow prisoners, and on Soviet archives, Solzhenitsyn reveals with torrential narrative and dramatic power the entire apparatus of Soviet repression, the state within the state that once ruled all-powerfully with its creation by Lenin in 1918.
This is a hardcover first edition in good condition. The spine is slightly worn at top and bottom. Small chip on the top of back cover edge near spine. The dust jacket is in very good shape and stored under a plastic mylar sleeve for added protection.