A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution, 1891-1924
, 1997 - Russia
- 923 pages
Vast in scope, based on exhaustive original research, and written with passion, narrative skill and human sympath, A PEOPLE'S TRAGEDY is the definitive account of the Russian Revolution for a new generation. 'A memorably good book. . A PEOPLES TRAGEDY combines dramatic power, absorbinb narrative and magisterial scholarship -a magnificent tour de force; Christopher Andrew, SUNDAY TELEGRAPH. 'I doubt if there is anyone in the world who knows the revolution as well as he does. ' Norman Stone, SUNDAY TIMES. 'Written with verve and enlivened by anecdote, this is a comprehensive, fair minded account. . . Fige's main objective is to put the masses back in their rightful place, and this he has triumphantly done. . . ' 'Profoundly researched, brilliantly written, full of wit, wisdom and humanity. It is by far the best history of the Russian Revolution I have ever read. ' Frank McLynne, THE GLASGOW HERALD.