The most important anti-Communistnwork ever tvritten —nnow abridged for easier readingnHow often does an author applaud when his magnumnopus is abridged? Yet Alexander Solzhenitsyn thinks sonwell of this abridgment that he contributes a Foreword,nin which he writes:n”1 gratefully accepted Professor Ericson’s suggestion toncreate a one-volume abridgment of my three-volume work,nThe Gulag Archipelago, in order to facilitate its reading fornthose who do not have much time in this hectic century ofnours. I thank Professor Ericson for his generous initiative asnwell as for the tactfulness, the literary taste, and thenunderstanding of Western readers which he displayed duringnthe work on the abridgment.”nPraise for the onginal volumes of thisn* ‘extraordinary epic”n”Surely among the few gigantic literary achievements ofnthis age .. . the idea that this volume can pass for annordinary book in this age of too many books is .. .nlaughable, ludicrous.”—l/l/as/7/ngton Postn”Powerful.”—George Willn”No one who reads through its many blood-stainednpages can ever be quite the same again . .. Leaves anpermanent scar on the readers soul.” —/Vew York Timesn”A work of prophecy.”—C/7r/sf/an Science Monitorn•Reads as if written in letters of fire .nmore terrified than we are.” —EsquirenHow the Club WorksnEvery 4 weeks (13 times a year) you get a free copy of the Club Bulletin which offers younthe Featured Selection plus a good choice of Alternates — all of interest to conservatives.n•*• If you want the Featured Selection, do nothing; it will come automatically. *• If youndon’t want the Featured Selection, or you do want an Altemate, indicate your wishes onnthe handy card enclosed with your Bulletin and return it by the deadline date. * Thenmajority of Qub boolis will be offered at 20-50% discounts, plus a charge for shipping andnhandling. •*• As soon as you buy and pay for 3 books at regular Club prices, yournmembership may be ended at any time, either by you or by the Club. • If you ever receivena Featured Selection without having had 10 days to decide if you want it, you may return itnat Club expense for hill credit. * Good service. No computers! * The Oub will offernregular Superbargains, mosdy at 70-95% discounts plus shipping and handling. Superbargainsndo NOT count toward fulfilling your Club obligation, but do enable you to buynfine books at giveaway prices. • Only one membership per household.nWrote White House Communications Chief PatricknBuchanan awhile back: Solzhenitsyn is “a human diamond,nmade hard by the crushing weight of Stalin’snmonstrous regime, a prophet sent to the West as a finalnwarning.” Well put — yet how many of us have beennscared away, until this abridgment, by the huge size ofnthe three original volumes? How many high school andncollege youngsters have passed this great teacher by?nNo longer need we deny ourselves the one ESSENTIALnbook on Communism. Professor Ericson has put thenworld in his debt.nWe should benNOWMRIDGED IN ONE VOIUMEnUrijljiALlnAixiiipda^)n1918-1956n• yn495 pages — the essence of the original work of over 1,800npages • 4 pages of maps depict the whole sweep of thenSoviet slave camps • 31 revealing photographs (most ofnthem obviously smuggled out) • Foreword and Afterword bynSolzhenitsyn himselfnCONSERVATIVE /ll I!! BOOK CLUBn15 OAKLAND AVENUE • HARRISON, NY 10528nPlease accept my membership in the Club and send FREE mynone-volume abridgment of the three volumes of Solzhenitsyn’snGulag Archipelago 1918-1956.1 agree to buy 3 additional booksnat regular Club prices over the next 18 months. I also agree tonthe Club rules spelled out in the coupon. ccul 10nNamenAddressnCity State Zipnnn