Conversations With Stalin

Conversations With Stalin - Penguin Modern Classics

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A mesmerising, chilling close-up portrayal of Stalin from Milovan Djilas, a Communist insider - with an introduction from Anne Applebaum, author of Gulag and Iron Curtain

This extraordinarily vivid and unnerving book three meetings held with Stalin during and after the Second World War. Djilas brilliantly describes the dictator in his lair - cunning, cruel, enormously talented. Few books give as clear a sense of what made Stalin such a compelling figure and how he was able to hypnotise and terrify those around him. Djilas also describes the key members of Stalin's court: Beria, Malenkov, Zhukov, Molotov and Khruschchev. The result is a gripping account of the ruler at the height of his fame and power.

Book information

ISBN: 9780141393094
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Pub date:
DEWEY: 947.0842092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xvi, 159
Weight: 138g
Height: 196mm
Width: 139mm
Spine width: 10mm