" Impressive . . . Rutherfurd has indeed embraced all of Russia."
- The Washington Post Book World"
" "RUSSKA" SUCCEEDS WHERE [OTHER BOOKS] OF TRENDY SOVIET-WATCHING HAVE FAILED. . . . Rutherfurd can take his place among an elite cadre of chroniclers such as Harold Lamb, Maurice Hindus and Henri Troyat."
- "San Francisco Chronicle"
" FAST-MOVING . . . Rutherfurd believes in adding color and adventure to facts that are exhaustively researched, making history palatable if not delicious."
"- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"" SPRAWLING . . . Rutherfurd' s close observation of Russia' s religious and ethnic diversity gives this epic a distinctive flavor."
- "Publishers Weekly"
" RUTHERFURD LITERALLY PERSONIFIES HISTORY."
- New York" Daily News"
"From the Trade Paperback edition."