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Solzhenitsyn's Ex‐Wife Says ‘Gulag’ Is ‘Folklore’:


That doesn't contradict the article. Literary truth is its own thing.

Sure, just weird that everyone is enamored of a "literary" truth at the expense of grown-up historical research.

I think people call it “directionally true” nowadays.

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