Baker & Taylor A towering figure of world literature presents a intensely felt and panoramic look at the world of Imperial Russia in the days just before the cataclysmic Revolution that swept a world away forever. 12,500 first printing.
Book News The second in the Russian Nobel Laureate's four-volume series The Red Wheel, a Tolstoy-inspired and Tolstoy-sized novel of the months just before the Revolution. He portrays Petrograd luxury stores with windows brightly lit despite World War I; Duma debates about the monarchy, the course of the war, and the clashing paths to reform; and the increasing radicalization of workers in the munitions factories. He appends identifications of characters. Translated from Krasnoe koleso. Uzel II: Oktyabr shestnadtsatogo published by Voyennoye izdatelstvo, Moscow, in 1990. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Baker & Taylor Presents a panoramic look at the world of Imperial Russia in the days just before the cataclysmic Revolution that swept a world away forever