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It was difficult to read the book to the end. The facts are dramatic and aggravated by the fact that soviet crimes are not known by the public at large. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Victor C. Pinto
A great read, I love how the author provides not only a historic perspective but also delves into memoirs and interviews with actual victims of the Gulag. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Jarrett Weiblen
One of the greatest historical documents I have ever read. Even though the subject manner was devastating, it was rewarding to know that someone has done such a thorough job of... Read morePublished 28 days ago by Joshua Kahan
Sadly one of the greatest tragedies of modern history is being left out of history books. Growing up in the USA I had no idea these camps existed so long post WWII. Read morePublished 1 month ago by student1234
Our professor for 20th Century Russian History assigned a reading from this book and it was so fascinating, so insightful, and so illuminating I bought it, as one sample... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Susan Jenkins
This book is long, detailed, and excellent. Applebaum's level of detail is staggering necessary. I haven't learned this much from a single book in years. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Peter
This is by far the best book on the Russian Gulag. The book begins with the Czarist prison system, through the Russian revolution, and takes you right up to the events which were... Read morePublished 2 months ago by ACW