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Ironies of history

Deutscher, Isaac

Ironies of history

essays on contemporary communism

by Deutscher, Isaac

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English


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Statementby Isaac Deutscher.
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This book was the last collection of essays I had by Isaac Deutscher, a Marxist historian whose most famous work was a three-volume biography of Leon Trotsky. I especially liked the piece "Khrushchev at Home," which analysed the Soviet premier's character, and "Pasternak and the Revolution," a critical look at the novel Doctor Zhivago/5.

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