The Lost Daughter

The Lost DaughterA Russian princess An extraordinary sacrifice A captivating secret n nFrom the number one best selling author of The Secret Wife, The Lost Daughter is a sweeping, moving story of the tenacity of love and the power of forgiveness Spectacular, enthralling and romantic, Gill Paul s latest novel wi

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October: The Story of the Russian Revolution

October: The Story of the Russian RevolutionIn February 1917, in the midst of bloody war, Russia was still an autocratic monarchy nine months later, it became the first socialist state in world history How did this unimaginable transformation take place How was a ravaged and backward country, swept up in a desperately unpopular war, rocked

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The Russian Revolution: A New History

The Russian Revolution: A New HistoryIn The Russian Revolution, historian Sean McMeekin traces the origins and events of the Russian Revolution, which ended Romanov rule, ushered the Bolsheviks into power, and changed the course of world history Between 1900 and 1920, Russia underwent a complete and irreversible transformation by the

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Lenin the Dictator

Lenin the Dictatorn Shortlisted for the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography nVictor Sebestyen s intimate biography is the first major work in English for nearly two decades on one of the most significant figures of the twentieth century In Russia to this day Lenin inspires adulation Everywhere, he con

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Stalin: New Biography of a Dictator

Stalin: New Biography of a DictatorThe most authoritative and engrossing biography of the notorious dictator ever written Josef Stalin exercised supreme power in the Soviet Union from 1929 until his death in 1953 During that quarter century, by Oleg Khlevniuk s estimate, he caused the imprisonment and execution of no fewer than a mi

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Lenin on the Train

Lenin on the TrainA gripping account of how, in the depths of the First World War, Russia s greatest revolutionary was taken in a sealed train across Europe and changed the history of the worldBy 1917 the European war seemed to be endless Both sides in the fighting looked to new weapons, tactics and ideas to break

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Stalin: Waiting for Hitler 1929-1941

Stalin: Waiting for Hitler 1929-1941Pulitzer Prize finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler s Germany that is the signal event of modern world history n nWhen we left Stalin at the end of Stalin Paradoxes of Power

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A People's History of the Russian Revolution

A People's History of the Russian RevolutionThe Russian Revolution may be the most misunderstood and misrepresented event in modern history, its history told in a mix of legends and anecdotes In A People s History of the Russian Revolution, Neil Faulkner sets out to debunk the myths and pry fact from fiction, putting at the heart of the stor

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