- Ho Yay: The Estonians.
- Nightmare Fuel: You'd think some of the reasons some of these guys got imprisoned are too crazy to believe, right? Well, this book was based on actual events, and yes, the real life Soviet legal system was really that fucked up!
- Tear Jerker: "Just one of the 3,653 days of his sentence, from bell to bell. The extra three were for leap years." Arguably assisted by the Beige Prose.
YMMV / One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich