Russia: Four New Works

Any roster of the great Russian novelists of this century must include Mi khail Sholokhov, Boris Pasternak and Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Sholokhov (The Quiet Don) and Pasternak (Doc tor Zhivago) were both Nobel prize winners. Solzhenitsyn's recently published The First Circle and Cancer Ward firmly established him as the greatest living writer of Russian prose today (TIME Cover, Sept. 27). Last week, in di verse manners and locales, important new works by all three men simultaneously appeared.

>Sholokhov's They Fought for Their Country, his first major novel since The Quiet Don came out 40 years ago, began to be excerpted...

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