By: Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr [Alexander]; Glenny, Michael
New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1972
Seller ID: 2304387
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
No jacket. A nice copy. 1972 Hard Cover. 622 pp. Endpapers illustrated with maps of the Battle area of Tannenberg, August 1914. In his monumental narrative of the outbreak of the First World War and the ill-fated Russian offensive into East Prussia, Solzhenitsyn has written what Nina Krushcheva, in The Nation, calls a dramatically new interpretation of Russian history. The assassination of tsarist prime minister Pyotr Stolypin, a crucial event in the years leading up to the Revolution of 1917, is reconstructed from the alienating viewpoints of historical witnesses. The sole voice of reason amo... View More...