Conspirator: Lenin in Exile

Conspirator: Lenin in Exile

by Helen Rappaport

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A vivid account of Lenin’s years of exile in Europe, where he relentlessly plotted the toppling of Czarist Russia

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465021079
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 02/23/2010
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 962,266
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Helen Rappaport is a fluent Russian speaker and a specialist in Russian history. In 2002 she was Russian consultant to the National Theater's Tom Stoppard trilogy, The Coast of Utopia, and translated many plays by Chekhov. She is most recently the author of The Last Days of the Romanovs. She lives in Oxford, England.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Shlisselburg Fortress, 1887 1

1 Leaving Shushenskoe 9

2 Igniting the Spark 27

3 Konspiratsiya 45

4 Becoming Lenin 61

5 Dr. and Mrs. Richter 69

6 "The Dirty Squabble Abroad" 87

7 "Strong Talk and Weak Tea" 101

8 "On the Eve of Barricades" 117

9 Stolypin's Neckties 137

10 "The Congress of Undesirables" 151

11 On Thin Ice 171

12 "Why the Hell Did We Go to Paris?" 189

13 Inessa 207

14 "Almost Russia" 225

15 A Russian Spy in Galicia 245

16 "This Damned Switzerland" 257

17 "One Fighting Campaign After Another" 269

18 From the Spiegelgasse to the Finland Station 283

Epilogue: Good-bye Lenin 303

Acknowledgments 317

Notes 321

Bibliography 357

Index 371

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