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Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar won the History Book of the Year Prize at the British Book Awards. Young Stalin won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, the Costa Biography Award, and le Grande Prix de la biographie politique. Jerusalem: The Biography was a worldwide best seller. Montefiore’s books are published in more than /5(22). Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar is a history book by Simon Sebag primarily deals with the Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin's life and that of those around him from the late s through to his death in , through the period of collectivization, the Moscow show trials, the purges, World War II and the beginning of the Cold War. Cited by: Stalin: The Murderous Career of the Red Tsar [Fully Illustrated] He has written, contributed to and edited more than sixty books, including Fighting Them On The Beaches: D-Day, 6 June , The Battle of Britain, Vietnam: A War Lost and Won, Stalin, and The Story of the SS. His work has also appeared in over a hundred and fifty newspapers. Culture > Books > Reviews Stalin: the court of the red Tsar by Simon Sebag Montefiore Will this compelling portrait of Stalin as domestic monster distract us from his wider crimes?
Winner of the British Book Awards History Book of the Year Longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize This thrilling biography of Stalin and his entourage during the terrifying decades of his supreme power transforms our understanding of Stalin as Soviet dictator, Marxist leader and Russian tsar/5(4). Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar won History Book of the Year at the 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, Le Grand Prix de la Biographie Politique and was shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar by Simon Sebag Montefiore Weidenfeld & Nicholson £25, pp Because I want to retain my faith in human nature, I would like to believe that Stalin . Buy Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar by Montefiore, Simon Sebag (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:
I highly recommend this book to anyone with an interest in learning about Stalin and his entourage. I’m sure there are plenty of great works out there, but Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar presents never before seen information in a highly accessible and readable way, a biography which I doubt will be rivalled for many years/5(). A historian, journalist, presenter, biographer and novelist he is best known for his contributions to history including Catherine the Great and Potemkin and Jerusalem: the Biography as well as two biographies of Stalin: Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar and Young Stalin (which won the Costa Biography Award). Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar by Simon Sebag Montefiore ISBN ISBN Try checking the availability of this book at your school or local library or explore second hand bookshops and websites. You may also wish to purchase from either Amazon or Blackwell’s. Explore Univ on social media. The Court of the Red Tsar" is a well written and interesting work. Sebag Montefiore casts new light on Stalin portrait, sometimes in unexpected directions. He is one of the few historians to document the dictator refined intellectual curiosity, spanning from politics to poetry and literature (he even attempted translation of Georgian epics).Cited by: