Catherine Merridale is the author of Red Fortress, which won the Wolfson History Prize, and two other critically acclaimed books, Ivan’s War and Night of Stone. A celebrated scholar of Russian history, she has also written for The Guardian, the Literary Review, and the London Review of Books, and she contributes regularly to broadcasts on BBC radio. She lives in Oxfordshire, England.
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A gripping account of how Lenin’s 1917 train ride to Petrograd ignited the Russian Revolution.
"A superbly written narrative history that draws together and makes sense of scattered data, anecdotes, and minor episodes, affording us a bigger picture of events that we now understand to be transformative." - Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
Released March 28, 2017