“It is by far the best history of the Russian Revolution I have ever read.”
About the Author
ORLANDO FIGES is a professor at Birkbeck College, University of London, and former University Lecturer in History at Cambridge. Born in London in 1959, he graduated with a double-starred first in History from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, in 1982. His first book, Peasant Russia, Civil War
, was described by one reviewer as 'one of the most important books ever published on the Russian Revolution'.