The Revolution of Marina M. (The Revolution of Marina M. #1)

The Revolution of Marina M. (The Revolution of Marina M. #1)From the mega bestselling author of White Oleander and Paint It Black, a sweeping historical saga of the Russian Revolution, as seen through the eyes of one young woman St Petersburg, New Year s Eve, 1916 Marina Makarova is a young woman of privilege who aches to break free of the constraints of

The Empire Must Die: Russia's Revolutionary Collapse, 1900-1917

The Empire Must Die: Russia's Revolutionary Collapse, 1900-1917From Tolstoy to Lenin, from Diaghilev to Stalin, The Empire Must Die is a tragedy of operatic proportions with a cast of characters that ranges from the exotic to utterly villainous, the glamorous to the depraved.In 1912, Russia experienced a flowering of liberalism and tolerance that placed it at

The Lost Daughter

The Lost DaughterA Russian princess An extraordinary sacrifice A captivating secret From the number one best selling author of The Secret Wife, The Lost Daughter is a sweeping, moving story of the tenacity of love and the power of forgiveness Spectacular, enthralling and romantic, Gill Paul s latest novel

Lenin on the Train

Lenin on the TrainA gripping account of how, in the depths of the First World War, Russia s greatest revolutionary was taken in a sealed train across Europe and changed the history of the worldBy 1917 the European war seemed to be endless Both sides in the fighting looked to new weapons, tactics and ideas to break

Chimes of a Lost Cathedral (The Revolution of Marina M. #2)

Chimes of a Lost Cathedral (The Revolution of Marina M. #2)The story of THE REVOLUTION OF MARINA M continues in bestselling author Janet Fitch s sweeping epic about a young woman s coming into her own against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution After the events of The Revolution of Marina M., the young Marina Makarova finds herself on her own amid the

Stalin: Waiting for Hitler 1929-1941

Stalin: Waiting for Hitler 1929-1941Pulitzer Prize finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler s Germany that is the signal event of modern world history When we left Stalin at the end of Stalin Paradoxes of Power

Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution

Soviet Daughter: A Graphic RevolutionBorn in 1910 to a poor, Jewish family outside of Kiev, Lola lived through the Bolshevik revolution, a horrifying civil war, Stalinist purges, and the Holocaust She taught herself to read, and supported her extended family working as a secretary for the notorious NKVD which became the KGB and

Stalin: New Biography of a Dictator

Stalin: New Biography of a DictatorThe most authoritative and engrossing biography of the notorious dictator ever written Josef Stalin exercised supreme power in the Soviet Union from 1929 until his death in 1953 During that quarter century, by Oleg Khlevniuks estimate, he caused the imprisonment and execution of no fewer than a

The Dilemmas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, Revolution

The Dilemmas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, RevolutionOn the centenary of the Russian Revolution, Tariq Ali paints an illuminating portrait of Lenin At the end of his life, Lenin wrote we didn t know everything , acknowledging the dilemmas he faced on the road to revolution in 1917 and beyond In this unusual exploration of the crises that Lenin

A People's History of the Russian Revolution

A People's History of the Russian RevolutionThe Russian Revolution may be the most misunderstood and misrepresented event in modern history, its history told in a mix of legends and anecdotes In A People s History of the Russian Revolution, Neil Faulkner sets out to debunk the myths and pry fact from fiction, putting at the heart of the

The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars

The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the TsarsIt was known as the vast prison without a roof From the beginning of the nineteenth century to the Russian Revolution, the tsarist regime exiled than one million prisoners and their families beyond the Ural Mountains to Siberia Daniel Beer s new book, The House of the Dead, brings to life

The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution

The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian RevolutionThe House of Government is unlike any other book about the Russian Revolution and the Soviet experiment Written in the tradition of Tolstoy s War and Peace, Grossman s Life and Fate, and Solzhenitsyn s The Gulag Archipelago, Yuri Slezkine s gripping narrative tells the true story of the residents

Doctor Zhivago

Doctor ZhivagoThis epic tale about the effects of the Russian Revolution and its aftermath on a bourgeois family was not published in the Soviet Union until 1987 One of the results of its publication in the West was Pasternak s complete rejection by Soviet authorities when he was awarded the Nobel Prize for

History of the Russian Revolution

History of the Russian RevolutionDuring the first two months of 1917 Russia was still a Romanov monarchy Eight months later the Bolsheviks stood at the helm They were little known to anybody when the year began, and their leaders were still under indictment for state treason when they came to power You will not find another such