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Going Under
GOING UNDER is a book begun in 1949 and first published in 1972 in New-York. 1949. Twenty-six days of the life of the author who's got the opportunity to get some rest in a clinic for intellectuals in the forest near Leningrad. While Stalin is beginning to organize the second purge of the russian intellectuals, Lydia Chukovskaya "goes under" and remembers Stalin's first purge back in 1937, the arrest and the disappearance of her husband, a doctor who,...