A Dual Estrangement by James A. Altena

Book Review

A Dual Estrangement

Between Two Millstones: Sketches of Exile, 1974–1978
by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Notre Dame Press, 2018
(470 pages, $35.00, hardcover)

reviewed by James A. Altena

Between Two Millstones is Part I of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's memoirs of his years of American exile. (Parts II–IV are to follow shortly in a second volume.) It thus forms a sequel to the author's previous memoirs of his final years in the Soviet Union (The Oak and the Calf and Invisible Alli . . .