House of Meetings by Martin Amis
Reviewed by Benjamin Alsup
"If gulags don't sound like your idea of fun, be forewarned: Martin Amis's new novel, House of Meetings, is not a fun book. It's something of a labor, actually — forced labor, collective labor, the labor of love. And as Amis tells the story of two brothers locked in a slave camp, he labors mightily to make real the nightmare of Russian history. Often he succeeds...." Read the entire Esquire review.
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