October: The Story of the Russian Revolution by China Miéville

October: The Story of the Russian Revolution

China Miéville

nonfiction history politics challenging informative reflective slow-paced

369 pages | first published 2017


In February 1917, in the midst of bloody war, Russia was still an autocratic monarchy: nine months later, it became the first socialist state in world history. How did this unimaginable transformation take place? How was a ravaged and backward cou...
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