This book presents the essays and letters of Leonid Plyushch and the testimony of his friends. It is helpful for the readers to judge Plyushch's intellect and personality as well as his knowledge of Russian culture and the literature of the Ukraine.
Table of Contents
Part I: Letters 1. To the Editors of Komsomolskaya Pravda, March 1968 2. To his Family and Friends Part II: Diagnosis and Treatment 3. The Diagnosis: Medical and Legal Aspects 4. Therapeutic Institutions of Special Type' 5. Here it's terrible, here it's so terrible' 6. Ward No. 9 Part III 7. Leonid Plyushch through the eyes of his friends 8. They threatened that anyone who dared to reveal the truth to the people would receive a terrible punishment' 9. The case of Leonid Plyushch as recorded in the Chronicle of Current Events 10. Essay: 'Moral Orientations' by Leonid Plyushch 11. Preliminary Declaration by Leonid Plyushch at the Press Conference held in Paris, 3 February 1976