Keywords: russian

The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them

The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them


Elif Batuman

ISBN: 9781921656644
Year of publication: 2010

ELIF BATUMAN The Possessed ELIF BATUMAN was born in New York City and grew up in New Jersey. She now lives in San Francisco. She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award. She teaches at Stanford University. The Possessed The Possessed ADVENTURES WITH RUSSIAN BOOKSAND THE PEOPLE WHO READ THEMElif BatumanFARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUXNEW YORK Farrar, Straus and Giroux18 West 18th Street, New York 10011 Copyright 2010 by Elif BatumanAll rights reservedDistributed in Canada by DM ...

Keywords: General Literary Criticism Russian & Former Soviet Union Russian literature
No Less Than Mystic

No Less Than Mystic


John Medhurst

ISBN: 9781910924471
Year of publication: 2017

John Medhurst NO LESS THAN MYSTIC A History of Lenin and the Russian Revolution for a 21st-Century Left To my Mum and Dad and to the Isle of Dogs 1982-1988, where I learnt to argue about the Russian Revolution. The Marxist doctrine is omnipotent because it is true V.I. Lenin, The Three Component Parts of Marxism, 1914 No less than mystic is the concept of a political form that, by virtue of its particular character, can surmount all economic, social and national conditions Julius Martov, The ...

Keywords: Russian Revolution
A Splendid Little War

A Splendid Little War


Derek Robinson

ISBN: 9780857052292
Year of publication: 2013

Derek Robinson A SPLENDID LITTLE WAR For Shiela FOREWORD A Splendid Little War is based on fact. In 1919 Britain sent forces from all three Armed Services to Russia, in support of the White armies in their civil war against the Bolshevik armies. Britain also sent military supplies to the value of more than a hundred million pounds a billion pounds in modern money to help the White cause. This policy was known as the Intervention. It ended in failure. Many British personnel died in Russia or in ...

Keywords: Russian Civil War
Man on Ice: Russia vs the USA - in Alaska

Man on Ice: Russia vs the USA - in Alaska


Humphrey Hawksley

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

Humphrey Hawksley Man on Ice: Russia vs the USA in Alaska A Selection of Recent Titles by Humphrey Hawksley The Rake Ozenna Series MAN ON ICE The Kat Polinski Series SECURITY BREACH HOME RUN FRIENDS AND ENEMIES The Future History Series DRAGON STRIKE DRAGON FIRE THE THIRD WORLD WAR available from Severn House Dedication To all families and nations divided by politics Map THE FOLLOWING TAKES PLACE IN THE TWO DAYS BEFORE THE AMERICAN PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION ON JANUARY 20th ONE Little Diomede, ...

Keywords: Action Alaska Arctic Military Thriller Russian Invasion Thriller WW3
The Children's Game

The Children's Game


Max Karpov

ISBN: 9781510734814
Year of publication: 2018

Max Karpov THE CHILDRENS GAME The person who yells Thief the loudest is the thief himself. Old Russian saying PROLOGUE After the long winter, it was spring again in Moscow. The last crusts of sooty snow had melted from the curbs and the city parks were bright with the colors of tulips and lilacs. At the Kremlin gardens, the apple and cherry trees were in bloom, filling the air with a familiar scent of anticipation. On nearby Boulevard Ring Road, an unmarked white cargo van was moving through ...

Keywords: anti-Russian propaganda
The King's Concubine

The King's Concubine


Anne OBrien

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2013

PRAISE FOR THE NOVELS OF ANNE OBRIENThe Kings Concubine The Kings Concubine is a delicious and satisfying Cinderella story, following the rise of Alice Perrers from powerless naivety to the pinnacle of the realm as the mistress of Edward III. Anne OBrien brings Alices story to life with vivid details and glorious writing that will please any fan of historical fiction. Gillian Bagwell, author of The September QueenQueen Defiant Queen Defiant lives up to its title as Anne OBrien, with sensual ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fiction Contemporary Women Foreign Language Fiction Foreign Languages Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Russian Thrillers Thrillers & Suspense Women's Fiction
First Person

First Person


Vladimir Putin
Nataliya Gevorkyan
Natalya Timakova
Andrei Kolesnikov

ISBN: 9780786723270
Year of publication: 2000

Vladimir Putin with Nataliya Gevorkyan, Natalya Timakova, and Andrei Kolesnikov FIRST PERSON An Astonishingly Frank Self-Portrait by Russias President Vladimir Putin In fact, I have had a very simple life. Everything is an open book. I finished school and went to university. I graduated from university and went to the KGB. I finished the KGB and went back to university. After university, I went to work for Sobchak. From Sobchak, to Moscow and to the General Department. Then to the Presidential ...

Keywords: Presidents and Heads of State Russian and Former Soviet Union
Stained Glass

Stained Glass


James Osiris Baldwin

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2016

James Osiris Baldwin STAINED GLASS Chapter 1 Vengeance, like most fantasies, is better in the imagining than it is in the execution. Snappy Joe Grassia Manelli hitman, renowned sadist, and murdering piece of human waste was hog-tied in my trunk. We were headed north along the Interstate, gunning for a place that a long-dead gangster had nicknamed Bozya Akra, Gods Acre. The Yaroshenko Organizatsiya had been planting bodies there since my grandfathers day, and if the Feds ever found it, theyd have ...

Keywords: Mystery russian mafia sorcerer Supernatural wizard
Blood Hound

Blood Hound


James Osiris Baldwin

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2016

James Osiris Baldwin BLOOD HOUND Thank you for picking up Blood Hound Join my mailing list and get your free copy of Burn Artist, the Hound of Eden Prequel: http:eepurl.comch6Jn Books in the Alexi Sokolsky series Available now from Amazon and Kindle Unlimited Burn Artist Book 0 Blood Hound Book 1 Stained Glass Book 2 Please note this book has a hyperlinked translation guide. Click any word with a link to see the meaning. Foreign words without a link have the translation in the same sentence. ...

Keywords: MM Romance Mystery russian mafia sorcerer Supernatural wizard
War with Russia

War with Russia


Richard Shirreff

ISBN: 9781681441375
Year of publication: 2016

General Sir Richard Shirreff WAR WITH RUSSIA AN URGENT WARNING FROM SENIOR MILITARY COMMAND To my friends in Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania. Men and women who understand the price of freedom. Foreword Admiral James Stavridis, US Navy Retired, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe AT HIS CONFIRMATION hearing in the summer of 2015, General Mark Milley, the new Chief of US Army Staff, was asked by the Senate Armed Services Committee what was the greatest threat to the Americanand Westerndemocratic ...

Keywords: anti-Russian fiction international relations political science propaganda Russian and former Soviet Union world
The Soviet Century

The Soviet Century


Moshe Lewin

ISBN: 9781784780661
Year of publication: 2016

Moshe Lewin THE SOVIET CENTURY Edited by Gregory Elliott PREFACE The Soviet Union is no more. As some like to put it, Its history meaning Forget all that. Politicians, academics and the media elaborate on this formula in accordance with their specific interests and perspectives. But the term history is rich in meanings and the Soviet era is still recent history. Even if their numbers are declining, the majority of the populations of Russia and the other republics of the ex-Soviet Union were ...

Keywords: 20th Century Communism Europe Ideologies and Doctrines International and World Politics Politics and Government Politics and Social Sciences Radicalism Russia Russian and Former Soviet Union Socialism
Shipwrecked in Siberia

Shipwrecked in Siberia


Anthony J Melchiorri

ISBN: 9781498924115
Year of publication: 2014

Anthony J. Melchiorri SHIPWRECKED IN SIBERIA Lets go. Belskiys raspy voice cracked through the early morning darkness. Shukshin looked toward the window of the drafty room where Belskiy stood. A shimmer of orange approached the horizon, chasing away the loitering stars. The thick covers, matted and clumped, were still more welcoming than the blankets of snow outside. Yes, Shukshin said, but Ive got to feed Dusha first. Belskiy muttered something incomprehensible about the dog lying next to ...

Keywords: action adventure thriller adventure survival men and dogs men's adventure fiction Russian literature short story about animals short story wilderness
Granny Dan

Granny Dan


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440224822
Year of publication: 2000

In my eyes she had always been old, always been mine, always been Granny Dan. But in another time, another place, there had been dancing, people, laughter, love. She had had another life before she came to us, long before she came to me. GRANNY DAN PRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELA LITERARY PHENOMENON and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE as incredible stories unfold to the glee and delight of her ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fiction General Grandmothers Historical Romance Russian Americans Sagas Soviet Union
Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg

Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg


Ben Stewart

ISBN: 9781620971109
Year of publication: 2015

Ben Stewart DONT TRUST DONT FEAR DONT BEG The Extraordinary Story of the Arctic 30 Dear future generations: Please accept our apologies. We were rolling drunk on petroleum. Kurt Vonnegut For the families of the Arctic 30, and for my own MAP FOREWORD Hi, Paul McCartney here. 1968. That was quite a year. The people were on the streets, revolution was in the air, we released the White Album, and perhaps the most influential photograph of all time was taken by an astronaut called William Anders. It ...

Keywords: Diplomacy Greenpeace International Relations Law Prirazlomnaya Russian and Former Soviet Union
A Very Expensive Poison

A Very Expensive Poison


Luke Harding

ISBN: 9781783350957
Year of publication: 2016

Luke Harding A VERY EXPENSIVE POISON The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko and Russias War with the West Dioxin: Any of three unsaturated heterocyclic compounds, two having the formula C4H6O2 and the third C4H4O2 Gelsemium: A colourless, inodorous, bitter alkaloidal substance obtained from the root of G. sempervirens Polonium: A highly radioactive metallic element, discovered in 1898 by Professor and Marie Curie in pitchblende Ricin: An extremely toxic lectin present in the seeds of ...

Keywords: Criminology Intelligence and Espionage Russian and Former Soviet Union True Crime

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