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Stalin

The Court of the Red Tsar

Stalin( )
Author: Montefiore, Simon Sebag
ISBN:978-1-84212-726-1
Publication Date:Oct 2003
Publisher:Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Imprint:Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $65.00
Book Description:

The remarkable untold story of the Soviet tyrant and the men and women who sustained him in power in the Soviet Union for nearly 30 years

Book Details
Pages:693
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Political
History / Russia & The Former Soviet Union
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):17 x 24.5 x 5.1 cm
Book Weight:1.305 Kilograms
Author Biography
Montefiore, Simon Sebag (Author)
Simon Jonathan Sebag Montefiore was born on June 27, 1965 in London. He is a British historian, award winning author of history books and novels and television presenter. He was educated at Ludgrove School and Harrow School. He read history at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge where he received his Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD). He won an Exhibition to Caius College. He went on to work as a banker, a foreign affairs journalist, and a war correspondent.

Montefiore's first book Catherine the Great & Potemkin. Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar won History Book of the Year at the 2004 British Book Awards. Young Stalin won the LA Times Book Prize for Best Biography, the Costa Book Award, the Bruno Kreisky Award for Political Literature, and Le Grand Prix de la Biographie Politique. Jerusalem: The Biography was a global bestseller and won The Book of the Year Prize from the Jewish Book Council. His latest history is The Romanovs: 1613-1918. He is also the author of the acclaimed novels Sashenka and One Night in Winter. One Night in Winter won the Political Novel of the Year Prize.

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