This book provides a firsthand account of the Russian Revolution in 1917, specifically focusing on the ten days during which the Bolsheviks seized power. The author, an American journalist, presents a detailed chronicle of the events, people, and emotions during this tumultuous period. His narrative is filled with vivid descriptions and passionate portrayals of the revolutionaries, offering an intimate look into this significant historical event.
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This book is on the following lists:
- 429th on The 500 best books of all time from Culture Café users (Culture Café)
- 100 Most Influential Books of the Century (Boston Public Library)
- The 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time (The Guardian)
- The New York Public Library's Books of the Century (New York Public Library)