Cancer Ward

Cancer Ward

Cancer Ward examines the relationship of a group of people in the cancer ward of a provincial Soviet hospital in 1955, two years after Stalin's death. We see them under normal circumstances, and also reexamined at the eleventh hour of illness. Together they represent a remarkable cross-section of contemporary Russian characters and attitudes. The experiences of the central character, Oleg Kostoglotov, closely reflect the author's own: Solzhenitsyn himself became… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 01, 1991)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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