This work is a narrative of the most momentous event in the post-war world - the end of communism and the subsequent break-up of the Soviet Union. Seen, in some aspects, as a battle between good (personified by Sakharer) and evil (in the form of the Communist Party), the author breathes life into Gorbachev and Yeltsin who are seen as Carylean historical figures on a grand scale. The author covers areas of Soviet politics, culture and society in great depth. The book won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-fiction.
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Lenin's Tomb: the Last Days of the Soviet Empire
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Book Description Penguin Books, London, 1994. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. 2nd Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Some light creasing and handling wear associated with covers. Natural tanning present on the closed page edges. Bookseller Inventory # 021902
Book Description Penguin, London, 1994. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition. First Penguin edition 1994. Book and soft cover jacket are fine. Unread. uninscribed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001211
Book Description Penguin 1994 Paperback, 1994. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 964796
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # TT00582389B
Book Description Penguin, 1994. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. 586pp. inc. notes, bibliography and index. Soft cover - Book in Good condition. Creasing to covers, previous owner's name inside, top of some pages folded over, marks to page edges. "The last days of an Imperial era, The best single book on the time and the place" Politics/History/Current Events/Russia. Bookseller Inventory # 006756
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The pages are unmarked, tanned but in very good condition and tightly bound. Creasing on spine. Soft creasing at the top corner of the front cover. Heavy crease across the top corner of the rear cover. Mailed same or next working day. Airmail used for destinations outside UK. Photo of book can be emailed on request. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000035585