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Communism: A Love Story
     

Communism: A Love Story

by Jeff Sparrow
 

Following the life of Guido Baracchi, the playboy and dilettante whose love affair with Marxism and the Communist Party took him from his father's astronomical observatory to Stalin's Russia—and across the world—this story explores the life of an idealist dedicated to Communism. Entwined with political intrigue,

Overview

Following the life of Guido Baracchi, the playboy and dilettante whose love affair with Marxism and the Communist Party took him from his father's astronomical observatory to Stalin's Russia—and across the world—this story explores the life of an idealist dedicated to Communism. Entwined with political intrigue, this study includes a series of tempestuous romances with poets, artists, and playwrights as the idealist searches the world for answers to his beliefs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780522853476
Publisher:
Melbourne University Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.68(d)

Meet the Author

Jeff Sparrow is the reviews editor of Overland Magazine and the coauthor of Radical Melbourne: A Secret History and Radical Melbourne 2: The Enemy Within.

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