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The Beautiful Story of the Russian Revolution

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Lesley Chamberlain is a novelist and historian of ideas who writes about Russian history and culture. She’s the author of Motherland: A Philosophical History of Russia and Lenin’s Private War: The Voyage of the Philosophy Steamer and the Exile of the Intelligentsia. Her new book is The Arc of Utopia: The Beautiful Story of the Russian Revolution published by Reaktion Books.


Skinny Puppy, “Love,” Mind: The Perpetual Intercourse, 1986.