The Love-Girl and The Innocent: A Play
'The Love-Girl and the Innocent' is a brilliant play about the inhuman world of the [Stalinist] camps, that have their own rules, and where nothing of the world outside matters. The 'Innocent' is a newly arrived prisoner, who still bears idealism and is reluctant to adopt the camp techniques of survival. His love for Lyuba, one of the many women forced by circumstances to sell themselves for privileges and rations, tempts him to compromise with himself and betray his moral and emotional loyalties. --Kabanowa at Amazon.com.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing
It's always tough to read a play instead of seeing it. I usually imagine myself watching the play, and that works pretty well. Life in the camps, Solzhenitsyn's specialty. Idealism and compromise in prison. A bit hard to follow as a play, but still good stuff. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - GlebtheDancer - LibraryThing
Solzhenitsyn's Gulag play examines the moral, sexual and criminal corruption of the Gulag system and its inhabitants. Although the title suggests a love story, the drama focuses more on the absurdity ... Read full review