The book is about the life in the zone, of its manners and customs. Different psychological keenness of observation and merciless social analysis. Designed for a wide readership.
About the Author: Vyacheslav A. Meyer (Auburn Nekrasov). The sociologist, a dissident who emigrated from the Soviet Union, knows first hand the criminal world of Siberia. His essays - about the amusing and instructive criminal history and destiny, life of the camp, order and morals.