A Great Man Passes

6 08 2008

Alexander Solzhenitsyn, 1970 Nobel Prize recipient in Literature and a vociferous critic of the former Soviet Union’s atrocities in the name of secularism, passed away this weekend.

A brief autobiography can be found here.

Yet another reminder of how Alfred Nobel’s prize was once far more eponymous (sort of) than it has become in recent times.

*EDIT*

The inimitable JMNR over at The Scriptorium has also published his surpassingly eloquent musings upon Solzhenitsyn.

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