Lenin's Tomb

The Last Days of the Soviet Empire

Ranked #13 in Russian History, Ranked #49 in Communismsee more rankings.

In the tradition of John Reed's classic Ten Days That Shook the World, this bestselling account of the collapse of the Soviet Union combines the global vision of the best historical scholarship with the immediacy of eyewitness journalism. "A moving illumination . . . Remnick is the witness for us all." —Wall Street Journal. less

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Stephen Lucas If you’re not that interested in the intricacies of Soviet law but just want to know what it was like, this is what it was like. (Source)

Edward Lucas To understand the collapse of communism at first hand, the unrivalled account is the Pulitzer-prize winning Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire. (Source)

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