Varlam Shalamov

Varlam Shalamov

writer and chronicler of the Gulag
A human being survives by his ability to forget. Memory is always ready to blot out the bad and retain only the good.More Varlam Shalamov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is a much that a man should not see, should not know, and if he should see it, it is better for him to die.More Varlam Shalamov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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