Author:Alexander Solzhenitsyn


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August 1914

By: Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Seller ID: bx143

ISBN: 0374106843

Condition: Very Good

In his monumental narrative of the outbreak of the First World War and the ill-fated Russian offensive into East Prussia, Solzhenitsyn has written what Nina Krushcheva, in The Nation, calls "a dramatically new interpretation of Russian history." The assassination of tsarist prime minister Pyotr Stolypin, a crucial event in the years leading up to the Revolution of 1917, is reconstructed from the alienating viewpoints of historical witnesses. The sole voice of reason among the advisers to Tsar Nikolai II, Stolypin died at the hands of the anarchist Mordko Bogrov, and with him perished R... View more info