SmartSellTM - The New Way to Sell Online

Turn your Clutter Into Cash with SmartSell.TM Book a Courier Pickup Today!

A People's Tragedy

Product Description
Product Details

Promotional Information

The first single-volume history of the century's most tragic and brutal revolution; a brilliant, highly readable narrative in the manner of Simon Schama's Citizens.

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'. His website can be found at


"A modern masterpiece" -- Andrew Marr "Combines dramatic power, absorbing narrative and magisterial scholarship - a magnificent tour de force" -- Christopher Andrew * Sunday Telegraph * "The most moving account of the Russian Revolution since Doctor Zhivago" -- Lucasta Miller * Independent * "This book is not just a history; it is an item of history" -- Neal Ascherson * Independent on Sunday * "A People's Tragedy will do more to help us understand the Russian Revolution than any other book I know" -- Eric Hobsbawm * London Review of Books *

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » History » Europe » Russia
This title is unavailable for purchase as none of our regular suppliers have stock available. If you are the publisher, author or distributor for this item, please visit this link.
Back to top