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October : the story of the Russian Revolution

Author: China Miéville
Publisher: London ; Brooklyn, NY : Verso, [2017].
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Acclaimed fantasy author China Mieville plunges us into the year the world was turned upside down The renowned fantasy and science fiction writer China Mieville has long been inspired by the ideals of the Russian Revolution and here, on the centenary of the revolution, he provides his own distinctive take on its history. In February 1917, in the midst of bloody war, Russia was still an autocratic monarchy: nine  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: China Miéville
ISBN: 9781784782771 1784782777 9781786634504 1786634503 9781784782795 1784782793 9781784782801 1784782807
OCLC Number: 956957477
Description: 369 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The prehistory of 1917 --
February : joyful tears --
March : 'in so far as' --
April : the prodigal --
May : collaboration --
June : a context of collapse --
July : hot days --
August : exile and conspiracy --
September : compromise and its discontents --
Red October --
Epilogue : after October --
Glossary of personal names.
Responsibility: China Miéville.

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"Even when he is orbiting somewhere in a galaxy too far away for normal human comprehension ... Mieville is dazzling." - New York Times "Mieville's wit dazzles, his humour is lively, and the pure Read more...

 
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