The Whisperers

Private Life in Stalin's Russia

by Orlando Figes

The Whisperers

Hardcover, xxxviii, 739, [1] p., Henry Holt & Co, List Price: $35 | purchase


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Book Summary

The award-winning author of A People's Tragedy furnishes an incisive portrait of everyday Russian life during the repression of the Stalin years, analyzing the regime's effect on people's personal lives as they struggled to survive in the middle of the fear, mistrust, betrayal, and compromise of the world in which they lived. 40,000 first printing.

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