Nearly 3 million people died in the forced-labor camps of Kolyma, the northeastern region of Siberia. Varlam Shalamov, considered by many to be Russia's greatest living writer, spent seventeen years there and set down the Kolyma experience in powerful short stories. This is the second, more extensive collection which presents a somewhat different view of the camps and the lives of ordinary people caught up in terrible circumstances.
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