August 1914 Author:Alexander Solzhenitsyn From the pen of Russia's finest living writer comes a novel of awesome brilliance written against the panoramic sweep of First World War Russia. It is destined to take its place among the masterpieces of world literature. — "AUGUST 1914 is Solzhenitsyn's best novel... If great novels are being written now, and I think they are, this is the one."
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- Peter Prescott, Newsweek
"Solzhenitsyn's AUGUST 1914 is what it promised to be-- a classic of contemporary world literature... We can only marvel at the sweep and power of this epic work written in isolation by a man of unbreakable spirit."