The GULAG Archipelago (Russian: Архипелаг ГУЛАГ, Arkhipelag GULAG) is a famous work of Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1970.
The book, in three volumes, has been included in the literary curriculum of modern Russia.
This work was written from 1958 to 1968 and was published in the West in 1973.
The book is about the Soviet system of prison Gulag, harsh and horrible. This was the first time the whole world knew the truth of this Soviet forced labor reform system, which specialized for dissidents.
After 1989, the book was widely published in Russia and is currently on the compulsory reading list of Russian High School students.
The book is on the list of “100 best books of the 20th century by Le Monde”, France.