I was in a state of witless shock, as though flames had suddenly enwrapped and paralyzed me so that for a moment I had no mind, no memory.

Alexander Solzhenitsen (1918-2008) Russian novelist, emigre [Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn]
The Oak and the Calf (1975)

On being arrested by the secret police.

Added on 4-Apr-08 | Last updated 4-Apr-08
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