As Lenin's life drew to a close he wrote an outline programme for the future of the Soviet government.
Lenin's works have been given a new Introduction by historian Rupert Matthews to explain their historical setting and importance.
In August 1917 Vladimir Lenin wrote this highly influential book with the specific aim of stirring up the Russian people to support a Communist Revolution to be led by himself.
This new edition comes with an introduction and analysis by historian Rupert Matthews.
Romania. August 1944. The Red Army pursues the retreating Germans. Captain Khavanov's orders: occupy an old fortress on the road to Sibiu, to secure the Red Army's supply line.
In the fortress lived a frail old man. What about him drew the interest of a commissar from division headquarters? And why did Khavanov's men disappear one by one?
"They're watching me! Even when I have my back to them I know they're watching me. It's just jealousy. They don't understand! I'm the one who understands. Their puny minds just don't understand genius.
I've studied genius. They say that a hairsbreadth is the dividing line between madness and genius."
A disturbing first-person exploration of insanity masquerading as genius. Read on..