“Mr. Kennan has developed a true scholar’s integrity; and he writes with delightful elegance. . . . The book is a pleasure to read, [even] apart from the importance of its theme.” A.J.P. Taylor
The troubled days in Russia during World War I, from the Bolshevik seizure of power in November 1917 to Russia’s final departure from the war after the Treaty of Brest Litovsk in March 1918, are the setting of this absorbing historical narrative by one of the most distinguished diplomats and historians of our time.
About the Author
George F. Kennan was America’s most acclaimed Cold War diplomat as well as a prize-winning historian and author.