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Herbert Wells

Russia in the Shadows

This carefully crafted ebook: “Russia in the Shadows (The original unabridged edition)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.

Russia in the Shadows is the title of the book by H. G. Wells published early in 1921, which includes a series of articles previously printed in The Sunday Express in connection with Wells's second visit to Russia in September and October 1920.

Table of Contents:

Petersburg in Collapse

Drift and Salvage

The Quintessence of Bolshevism

The Creative Effort in Russia

The Petersburg Soviet

The Dreamer in the Kremlin

The Envoy

Herbert George “H. G.” Wells (1866 – 1946) was an English writer, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary, even writing textbooks and rules for war games.
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Quotes

    b1927838402has quoted2 years ago
    its own inherent rottenness and by the thrusts and strains of aggressive imperialism the Russian part of the old civilised world that existed before 1914 fell, and is now gone
    Daria Zakharovahas quoted3 years ago
    think, that in this city, in which most of the shrinking population is already nearly starving, and hardly any one possesses a second suit of clothes or more than a single change of worn and patched linen, flowers can be and are still bought and sold. For five thousand roubles, which is about six and eightpence at the current rate of exchange, one can get a very pleasing bunch of big chrysanthemums.
    Nikolay Chekanovhas quoted7 years ago
    But in England we cultivate a peculiar style of thinking, so impervious to any general ideas that it must needs fall back upon the notion of a conspiracy to explain the simplest reactions of the human mind.

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