Summary: The trouble-free lives of the disabled residents of Liven in China are disrupted when a money-hungry county official convinces them to start a traveling freak show so that he can use the proceeds to buy the embalmed corpse of Lenin.
Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2012
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Summary: "Victor Sebestyen's riveting biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin--the first major biography in English in nearly two decades--is not only a political examination of one of the most important historical figures of the twentieth century but also a fascinating portrait of Lenin the man. Brought up in comfort and with a passion for hunting and fishing, chess, and the English classics, Lenin was...
Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2017