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MOTHERLAND A Philosophical History of Russia

By: Chamberlain Lesley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012267


An invaluable introduction to the key Russian thinkers and an eloquently narrated journey in the history of ideas from a highly original writer. By examining Russian thought over the past two centuries, Lesley Chamberlain has produced a radical new interpretation of Russian intellectual history that, finally, gives us a glimpse into the soul of that singular country. View more info

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NIGHTMARE IN LAOS The True Story of a Woman Improsoned in a Communist Gulag

By: Danes Kay

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Maverick House, Ireland: 2006

Seller ID: 2012214


Hours after her husband Kerry was kidnapped by the Communist Laos government, Kay Danes tried to flee to Thailand with her two youngest children, only to be intercepted at the border. Horn away from her children and sent to an secret Laosian Gulag Kay was forced to endure 10 months of outrageous injustice and corruption. This is her incredible story of survival and courage. View more info

Image for OUT OF RUSSIA    The Ultimate True Twentieth Century Love Story

OUT OF RUSSIA The Ultimate True Twentieth Century Love Story

By: Grover Brian and Rickards Jim

Price: $28.00

Publisher: John Blake Publishing, London: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012307


In 1931 Brian Grover fled the world recession to seek fortune and adventure in Stalin's Soviet Union. It was a move that was to dramatically change the course of his life. Set against a background of political and social turmoil, Out of Russia is the heart warming and exquisitely written true story of courage, bravery and unswerving determination to be with the woman he loved. View more info

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BLACK EARTH CITY A Year in the Heart of Russia

By: Hobson Charlotte

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Granta Books, London: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012195


Black Earth City is a record of a year spent in Russia at the university in the provincial city of Vononezh. A fascinating look into the social, political and university life of young Russian students. View more info

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THE RETREAT Hitler's First Defeat

By: Jones Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John Murray, London: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012144


As the tide turned in the Second World War, the darkest fury of the Reich was unleashed. Hitler's troops amassed on the outskirts of Moscow in 1941, but miraculously Moscow was saved. This is that story, of Hitler's first terrible defeat through first-hand witnesses and a powerful narrative. View more info

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THE PLOTS TO RESCUE THE TSAR The Truth Behind the Disappearance of the Romanovs

By: McNeal Shay

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Arrow Books, London: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012142


Primary documentary evidence, including recently declassified intelligence files, reveals that Britain and her allies were pouring money and their finest secret agents into Russia as part of a top secret plan to topple the Bolsheviks and save the Tsar. View more info

BLACK EARTH Russia After the Fall

By: Meier Andrew

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012047


The author tells Russia's story through the voices of Russians who live at the five corners of the nation. It is a dramatic portrait of a time when the old regime has given way but the new has yet to take hold. Meier has captured the historical, cultural and political disintegration of Russia well. View more info

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THE ROAD OF BONES A Journey To The Dark Heart of Russia

By: Poolman Jeremy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster London: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012055


The Road of Bones is the story of Russia's greatest road. For over 200 years the route of the Vladimirka Road has been at the centre of the nation's history, having witnessed everything from the first human footsteps to the rise of Putin and his oil-rich oligarchy. Tsars, wars, famine and wealth, all have crossed and travelled this road, but until this book no one has ever told its story. View more info

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AUGUST 1914

By: Solzhenitsyn Alexander

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head, London: 1974

Seller ID: 2012168


Solzhenitsyn described this work as "the chief artistic design of my life". August 1914 is the first of a series of interlinked novels whose grand theme is the growing pains of modern Russia. Using the techniques of non-fiction inside a fictional framework, Solzhenitsyn has produced a masterpiece that grips both ways. Every page glows with the author's love of his country and with deep concern for ordinary men and women. View more info

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AMONG THE RUSSIANS From the Baltic to the Caucasus

By: Thubron Colin

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Vintage London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012147


A marvellous account of a solitary journey by car from St. Petersburg and the Baltic States south to Georgia and Armenia. The author grapples with the complexities of Russian identity and relays his extraordinary journey in characteristically lyrical style. View more info