Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Quotes
Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn, in the periodical Novy Mir. After this he had to publish in the West, most notably Cancer Ward. Solzhenitsyn was awarded the 1970 Nobel Prize in Literature "for the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian literature". Solzhenitsyn was afraid to go to Stockholm to receive his award for fear that he would not be allowed to reenter. He was eventually expelled from the Soviet Union in 1974, but returned to Russia in 1994 after the state's dissolution.