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By Orlando Figes

Unrivalled in scope and brimming with human drama, A People’s Tragedy is the main brilliant, relocating and finished historical past of the Russian Revolution to be had today.

‘A sleek masterpiece’ Andrew Marr

‘The such a lot relocating account of the Russian Revolution for the reason that Doctor ZhivagoIndependent

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, squaddies, intellectuals and villagers as their international is fed on through revolution after which degenerates into violence and dictatorship. Drawing on significant unique examine, Figes conveys specifically the surprising event of the revolution if you lived it, whereas offering the clearest and such a lot cogent account of ways and why it unfolded.

Illustrated with over a hundred photos 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 list of 1 of an important occasions in sleek history.

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