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The man Lenin

Isaac Don Levine

The man Lenin

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Published by T. Seltzer in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Isaac Don Levine,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK254.L4 L4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii p., 2 1., 209 p.
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6662930M
    LC Control Number24006904
    OCLC/WorldCa1630029


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If 'Lenin: The Man, the Dictator, and the Master of Terror', Victor Sebestyen's new book on the Russian dictator, is an indication, we can safely assume history would have been very happy to forgive.

Not that Sebestyen's book deals primarily with the Communist Revolution in Russia/5(75). The accessible and balanced "Lenin: The Man, the Dictator, and the Master of Terror" started to fill in this egregious blank space in my mental map.

Lenin's philosophy can be summed up as "the ends justify the means" and Sebestyen's excellent biography forces us to confront the terrible consequences of this idea/5().

It was Lenin who created the “basis for a one-man tyranny,” the Polish scholar Leszek Kolakowski notes in his magisterial “Main Currents of Marxism.” “We do Author: Josef Joffe. With Lenin: The Man, the Dictator and the Master of Terror, the journalist Victor Sebestyen has pulled off this rarest of feats How did he do it.

How did he do it. Start with a Russian version of “House of Cards” and behold Vladimir Ilyich Lenin pre-empt Frank Underwood’s cynicism and murderous ambition by : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Victor Sebestyen's riveting biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin—the first major biography in English in nearly two decades—is not only a political examination of one of the most important historical figures of the twentieth century but also a fascinating portrait of Lenin the man.

Brought up in comfort and with a passion for hunting and fishing, chess, and the English classics, Lenin. As a result, biographies of Stalin and histories of the Cold War are a dime a dozen, but there are few objective biographies of Lenin.

He, though, was the true author of Soviet totalitarianism, and, more importantly, he, and he alone, was the indispensable man to the creation of Communism as a realized state, even if he did not live to see it.

38 rows  Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (22 April [O.S. 10 April] – 21 January ) was a. ― Vladimir Lenin, What Is to Be Done. 1 likes “It is the fate of great achievements, born from a way of life that sets truth before security, to be gobbled up by you and excreted in the form of shit.

• Lenin the Dictator by Victor Sebestyen is published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson (£25). To order a copy for £ go to or call Free UK p&p over £10 Author: Alex Larman. T he life of Vladimir Lenin undoubtedly lends itself to the “great man” approach to history.

When, a month after the February Revolution, Lenin returned to. About Lenin. Victor Sebestyen’s riveting biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin—the first major biography in English in nearly two decades—is not only a political examination of one of the most important historical figures of the twentieth century but also a fascinating portrait of Lenin the man.

Victor Sebestyen's riveting biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin—the first major biography in English in nearly two decades—is not only a political examination of one of the most important historical figures of the twentieth century but also a fascinating portrait of Lenin the t up in comfort and with a passion for hunting and fishing, chess, and the English classics, Lenin was.

Buy a cheap copy of Lenin: A Biography book by Robert Service. Lenin's politics continue to reverberate around the world even after the end of the USSR. His name elicits revulsion and reverence, yet Lenin the man remains Free shipping over $/5(6). Sebestyen portraits Lenin as a generally decent and often kind man when interacting person-to-person: brilliant since childhood, very loyal to friends who stayed loyal to him, living simply, having the common touch speaking to workers, polite, personally tidy, playing with children, prone to tantrums and grudges, a fanatic socialist, near.

LENIN: THE MAN, THE DICTATOR, AND THE MASTER OF TERROR. By Victor Sebestyen. Pantheon Books, $25, pages. Let not October pass by without proper notice of the th anniversary of one of the Author: Joseph Goulden.

“This man Lenin he’s not dangerous.“ –Prince Georgy Lvov, the first post-imperial Prime Minister of Russia. All of the most important relationships in Lenin’s life were with women. He had very few close male friends and nearly without exception he lost those he made, or they fell by the wayside, because of : Victor Sebestyen.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Levine, Isaac Don, Man Lenin. New York, T. Seltzer, (OCoLC) Named Person: Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin. Operating brutally but haphazardly, rather than by a truly coordinated effort, and not averse to using a “criminal gang” to steal on the party’s behalf, Lenin prevailed by sheer force of will.

Sebestyen ably captures the man, “the kind of demagogue familiar to Author: Victor Sebestyen. Lenin, readers are told at the start of the book, “had not always been a bad man, but he did terrible things.” “The worst of his evils,” Sebestyen informs us, “was to have left a man. One of Lenin’s favorite things to do was go on vacations in the mountains where he hiked and swam in lakes—a pretty bougie thing to do these days.

(After all, Che Guevara said he was too busy carrying out the revolution to go to the Cuban beaches, while Lenin exhorted his comrades to take rest.)Author: Victor Sebestyen. Brought up in comfort and with a passion for hunting and fishing, chess and the English classics, Vladimir Ilyich Lenin was radicalized after the execution of his brother in Victor Sebestyen traces the story from Lenin's early years to his long exile in Europe and return to Petrograd in to lead the first Communist revolution in history.

‎Victor Sebestyen's riveting biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin—the first major biography in English in nearly two decades—is not only a political examination of one of the most important historical figures of the twentieth century but /5(2).

"Lenin: The Man, the Dictator, and the Master of Terror" is terrific, the story of “the godfather” of “post-truth politics” and founding father of one of the world’s biggest man-made.

A rather appropriate name, don’t you think, for a man who has written a trilogy of books about the leaders of Russia’s 20th-Century revolution: Stalin, Trotsky and now, most important, a Author: Vassily Aksyonov.

Good Bye Lenin. () Plot. Showing all 4 items Jump to: Summaries (3) Synopsis (1) Summaries. Into protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.

—Kenneth. IT is just thirty years ago since Lenin issued his first book. The title of it was suggestive of combat. “Who are these Friends of the People, and how they fight against the Social-Democrats.” (The title also reminds us that in those days a “Social-Democrat” meant a revolutionary Marxist.) The work, of course, could not be printed, and published legally, so it had to be typed and.

'Lenin's life was politics, but Service has succeeded in keeping Lenin the man in focus throughout This book deserves a place among the best studies of one of the most fascinating figures in modern history' Harold Shukman, The Times/5(4).

Victor Sebestyen's riveting biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin—the first major biography in English in nearly two decades—is not only a political examination of one of the most important historical figures of the twentieth century but also a fascinating portrait of Lenin the man.

Brought up in comfort and with a passion for hunting and fishing, Author: Victor Sebestyen. LENIN: His politics still reverberate around the world even after the end of the USSR.

His name elicits revulsion and reverence. And yet Lenin the man remains largely a mystery. This biography shows us Lenin as we have never seen him, in his full complexity as revolutionary, political leader, thinker, and private Vladimir Illich Ulyanov inthe son of a schools inspector.

This book gives a good view into what sort of man Lenin was really like. Built up by Soviet Communist propaganda as the wisest man in history who devoted his life to bringing a Bolshevik utopia to the world, Solzhenitsyn shows us, during this period when Lenin stuck in Switzerland by the First World War, that he was a man that had little sympathy or empathy for Cited by: The Russian statesman Vladimir Lenin was a profoundly influential figure in world history.

As the founder of the Bolshevik political party, he was a successful revolutionary leader who presided over Russia's transformation from a country ruled by czars (emperors) to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.), the name of the communist Russian state from to In "Lenin: The Man, the Dictator, and the Master of Terror," Sebestyen also is the first author I know of to emphasize that Lenin’s strongest relationships were with women.

Petrovsky-Shtern also uncovers the continuous efforts of the Soviet communists to suppress Lenin’s Jewishness and the no less persistent attempts of Russian extremists to portray Lenin as a Jew. In this fascinating book, Petrovsky-Shtern expands our understanding not only of Lenin, but also of Russian and Soviet handling of the Jewish Question.

Drawing on new research, including the diaries, memoirs, and personal letters of both Lenin and his friends, Victor Sebestyen's biography--the first in English in nearly two decades--is not only a political examination of one of the most important historical figures of the twentieth century, but a portrait of Lenin the man.

Lenin was someone. To me Lenin is the hero of a legend, a man who had torn the burning heart out of his breast in order to light up for mankind the path which shall lead. Though Lenin was, according to his letters, documents and photos, a man stoically committed to the revolution, the archive does reveal some insight into the “real” Ulyanov.

Lenin: His politics still reverberate around the world even after the end of the USSR. His name elicits revulsion and reverence. And yet Lenin the man remains largely a mystery.

This biography shows us Lenin as we have never seen him, in his full complexity as revolutionary, political leader, thinker, and private person. Lenin The Story Of His Life JOY. Skylarks trilled over the quiet town of Simbirsk on the Volga, where the river makes a sharp bend.

The river had just cleared of ice. The streets and gardens were filled with the chirping of birds and the birches swayed in the wind. There was the joy of spring in the air. A summary of Toward Revolution in 's Vladimir Lenin.

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Vladimir Lenin and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

This book, which contains newly released documents from the Lenin archive in Russia, lays bare Lenin the man and the politician, leaving little doubt that he was a ruthless and manipulative leader who used terror, subversion, and persecution to achieve his goals.

Enjoy the best Vladimir Lenin Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Vladimir Lenin, Russian Leader, Born Ap Share with your friends.But beyond that, Rappaport helps us see Lenin as a “narrow authoritarian,” who frothed at the mouth when speaking, who gloried in political manipulations, surrounding himself with yes-men and hatchet-men helping him rise to power, and was a man whose “mobile, malicious little eyes” revealed “something ruthless and predatory.” 4 For.

While Lenin read a book on Marx. Artist: Don McLean. Song: American Pie. Real Lyric: And while Lennon read a book of Marx The story: I always thought this line referred to Vladmir Ilyich Lenin (i.e. communist leader of Soviet Union.) Then I realized hey wait a minute, this song's about "the day the music died" and in Lenin's time, not only.