Molotov's magic lantern a journey in Russian history
When British journalist Rachel Polonsky moved to Moscow, she discovered an apartment building that was once home to the ruthless apparatchik Vyacheslav Molotov, a participant in the Great Purge - and also an ardent bibliophile. In his old apartment, Polonsky uncovered an extensive library and an old magic lantern - two things that led her on an extraordinary journey throughout Russia, and ultimately renewed her vision of the country and its people. Some descriptions of violence. 2010.
59000 History Histoire
59400 -- European history -- Europe (histoire)
8900 TRAVEL AND CULTURE = VOYAGE ET CULTURE
8940 Travel and culture in Europe = Voyage et culture en Europe
9000 LITERATURE = LITTÉRATURE
Authors, Russian -- 20th century -- Homes and haunts.
Authors, Russian -- 20th century -- Political and social views.
Communism and literature -- Soviet Union -- History.
Molotov, Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich, 1890-1986 -- Homes and haunts -- Russia (Federation) -- Moscow.
Molotov, Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich, 1890-1986 -- Library.
Moscow (Russia) -- Description and travel.
Moscow (Russia) -- History.
Polonsky, Rachel -- Travel -- Russia (Federation).
Russia (Federation) -- Description and travel.
Soviet Union -- Intellectual life.