By Orlando Figes
‘A smooth masterpiece’ Andrew Marr
‘The such a lot relocating account of the Russian Revolution because Doctor Zhivago’ Independent
Opening with a landscape of Russian society, from the cloistered global of the Tsar to the brutal lifetime of the peasants, A People’s Tragedy follows staff, infantrymen, intellectuals and villagers as their global is ate up through revolution after which degenerates into violence and dictatorship. Drawing on mammoth unique learn, Figes conveys mainly the stunning adventure of the revolution if you lived it, whereas delivering 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 creation that displays at the revolution’s centennial legacy, A People’s Tragedy is a masterful and definitive list of 1 of crucial occasions in glossy history.
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