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Lenins Tomb In The Tradition Of John Reed S Classic Ten Days That Shook The World, This Bestselling Account Of The Collapse Of The Soviet Union Combines The Global Vision Of The Best Historical Scholarship With The Immediacy Of Eyewitness Journalism A Moving IlluminationRemnick Is The Witness For Us All Wall Street Journal.

10 thoughts on “Lenins Tomb

  1. says:

    If you are a hard line communist apparatchik about to launch a coup d tat against those who libel World Socialism and defame the noble memory of Stalin then here is some advice plan your coup well and don t confuse planning with plotting.This is plotting the traitor Yeltsin will be arrested and held accountable for his crimes Yanev will replace him as President of a new USSR, its historic glory restored.This is planning Yeltsin will be arrested at his Dacha in Vnukovo at 04 00 hours on 19 Aug If you are a hard line communist apparatch...

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    just incredible this is, without a doubt, one of the best books I ve ever read I don t have any deep interest in Soviet Russian history, but Remnick s writing is mesmerizing And clever plus it contains one of the best lines I ve e...

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    Having to put this one on hold for awhile, as while I was loving the book wasn t I wasn t happy with the audio version as this is one that needs to be read in order to underline and get the best from the book and my Library trying to source a copy for me as they don t have one in stock Terrific re...

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    This book, an account of the collapse of the Soviet Union published in 1993, humbled me in many ways First and foremost, it s hard to come to terms with how uniformed I was during the time of periostrika I had no idea of how Gorbachev lost his way during the transition, and Boris Yeltsin s leading role in it From watching them on the U.S news I thought Yeltsin was just kind of a drunk and a boob, and Gorbachev, a noble man Regardless of his behavior while Russia s elected leader, Yeltson wa This book, an account of the collapse of the Soviet Union published in 1993, humbled me in many ways First and foremost, it s hard to come to terms with how uniformed I was during the time of periostrika I had no idea of how Gorbachev lost his way during the transition, and Boris Yeltsin s leading role in it From watching them on the U.S news I thought Yeltsin was just kind of a drunk and a boob, and Gorbachev, a noble man Regardless of his behavior while Russia s elected leader, Yeltson was a brave and impressive activist for change.And the author David Remnick s power of reportage and writing talent is equally humbling I had no prior interest in the subject material I picked up this book in my mother s bedroom and opened it without intending to read Anyone who can get an initially unmotivated reader to be wond...

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    I was about 100 pages into LENIN S TOMB before I realized what this book was I had it in my head that it would be a traditional top down story about perestroika, glasnost and the fall of the Soviet Union, a fly on the wall story in the corridors of power What Remnick is after is arguablyambitious and interesting he s trying to chart the changing of attitudes that precipitated the collapse of the Soviet state in 1991 Perhaps I should have taken a clue from Remnick s THE BRIDGE, which a I was about 100 pages into LENIN S TOMB before I realized what this book was I had it in my head that it would be a traditional top down story about perestroika, glasnost and the fall of the Soviet Union, a fly on the wall story in the corridors of power What Remnick is after is arguablyambitious and intere...

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    My one small gripe with this otherwise fantastic book not so much that it s opinionated, but I thought there were too many times Remnick allowed his personal opinions to bleed over into people and or situations he was describing in ways that seemed to be trying to validate his beliefs For example, in the chapter on the 1991 ...

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    A stupendous chronicling of history in the making We are presented with several differing viewpoints on the collapse of the Soviet regime and its splintering, in these truly tumultuous years As the author points out, whereas other empires, like England, took decades to recede and change this took place within a few years Within days sometimes, overwhelming transitions took place.The efficacy of this book is the internal focus on the people in the country itself there is none of this hyperb A stupendous chronicling of history in the making We are presented with several differing viewpoints on the collapse of the Soviet regime and its splintering, in these truly tumultuous years As the author points out, whereas other empires, like England, took decades to recede and change this took place within a few years Within days sometimes, overwhelming transitions took place.The efficacy of this book is the internal focus on the people in the country itself there is none of this hyperbole on how Ronald Reagan solely dismantled the evil empire The book is about the Soviet Union there is little on the break away of the Eastern Bloc countries like Poland or East Germany Mr Remnick presents us with a wide array of people across this...

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    My and I were driving to Columbus, OH in 2007 for a work seminar for her new job We heard about Boris Yeltsin s death on NPR The palace coup, Yeltsin s dancing on TV and the two Chechnyean wars occupied the next stretch of our drive I found this book in a shop in Columbus a few days later and snatched it on the spot.Remnick approaches his subject with an even hand There is no Western arrogance about matters When he discovers fault, he reports it.I remember w...

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    This is history told with verve We see how the corruption and repression of the Communist Party led to its downfall We witness the Soviet Union disintegrate We are there as it happens with interviews of participants from striking coal miners and political prisoners to top officials and leading dissidents Particularly fascinating is the portrayal of Gorbachev as the tragic transitional figure with one foot in the future and one foot that could never leave the past He starts down the road to This is history told with verve We see how the corruption and repression of the Communist Party led to its downfall We witness the Soviet Union disintegrate We are there as it happens with interviews of participants...

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