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 - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing
This is a rough read, and in the end, I have to suggest that seeing it on stage would be a better prospect than trying to get through the text (and no, I don't recommend that for every play). There ... Read full review