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A single-volume history of the century's most tragic and brutal revolution, meticulously researched and laid down in a scholarly but highly readable narrative. "Combines dramatic power, absorbing narrative and magisterial scholarship.. a magnificent "tour de force"." "Sunday Telegraph. A People's Tragedy" recently won the W.H. Smith Literary Award.
Presents an account of the Russian Revolution. This book has won the Wolfson History Prize, the W H Smith Literary Award, and the Longman/History Today Book of the Year Award.