A Brief History of 1917: Russia's Year of Revolution by Roy Bainton
- Roy Bainton
- A Brief History/Guide
- Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date:
The Revolution of 1917 remains controversial though much is known about its key political players. Roy Bainton tells the compelling, human side, via the poignant stories told to him by ordinary families, their hopes transformed into fear.
Lenin? Yes, he was a good man, he ran the whole country, and he did it on a worker's wages.
'Lenin and Trotsky were totally evil, they turned my country into a nightmare.'