Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s famous novel The Red Wheel will be first published in English thanks to an anonymous donation, The Guardian reports with reference to the writer's son.
Stepan Solzhenitsyn characterized his father's novel as the story of “the heart of the Russian revolution: the overthrow of thousand years of monarchy”. "War, prison, camp, survival after the last stage of cancer and his struggle for telling the history of the Gulag were interrupted and postponed, but they did not stop him from fulfilling his life mission" - the writer's son said.
The epic novel Red Wheel tells of the events in Russia in the period from 1914 to 1917: the World War I, the February and October Revolutions. It is reported that the readers will first see the part "March of 1917", which will go on sale in November.
Author: Vera Ivanova