Comments for the name Varlam

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Varlam Tikhonovich Shalamov (1907-1982) was a Russian writer whose best-known work is 'Kolyma Tales,' a collection of stories and vignettes about or based on the over fifteen years altogether he spent as a prisoner in Soviet concentration camps in the harsh Kolyma region. A minor planet which was discovered in 1977 is also named after him.
-- Anyechka  9/3/2009

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