By Orlando Figes
‘A smooth masterpiece’ Andrew Marr
‘The so much relocating account of the Russian Revolution on the grounds that Doctor Zhivago’ Independent
Opening with a landscape of Russian society, from the cloistered international of the Tsar to the brutal lifetime of the peasants, A People’s Tragedy follows employees, squaddies, intellectuals and villagers as their global is fed on by way of revolution after which degenerates into violence and dictatorship. Drawing on great unique study, Figes conveys notably the surprising adventure of the revolution when you lived it, whereas supplying the clearest and so much cogent account of ways and why it unfolded.
Illustrated with over a hundred images and now together with a brand new advent that displays at the revolution’s centennial legacy, A People’s Tragedy is a masterful and definitive checklist of 1 of crucial occasions in sleek history.
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