The author's account of the aspirations towards revolution from the dreamers of the romantic period via Marx and Engels to Lenin's arrival at the Finland station in Petrograd in 1917. The author also wrote "Axel's Castle", "The Wound and the Bow", "The Shores of Light' and "Patriotic Light".
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The classic history of revolutionary politics, people and ideas - now reissued with a new Introduction.About the Author:
Edmund Wilson (1895-1972) is widely regarded as the preeminent American man of letters of the twentieth century. Over his long career, he wrote for Vanity Fair, helped edit The New Republic, served as chief book critic for The New Yorker, and was a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books. Wilson was the author of more than twenty books, including Axel's Castle, Patriotic Gore, and a work of fiction, Memoirs of Hecate County.
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Book Description Fontana, 1970. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6324207