The Road to Calvary Netflix Russian Revolution Facts
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The Road to Calvary : Netflix Presents the Russian Revolution

It’s a Russian program, produced one hundred years after the Russian revolution, a timeline of how the middle classes in pre-revolution Russia dealt with it, and it’s like something that you’ve never seen before. It’s a history, it’s a romance, it’s a war story, but mostly it’s just a good,…

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White Russian book by Tom Brady, murder mystery set in the Russian Revolution, #histfic #historicalfiction
1910s, books, Russian Revolution

White Russian: Okay but not sterling

White Russian, by Tom Bradby, is a book by a man for men. It has all the elements of an action movie, with plenty of exciting moments (everything but a chase scene, but there are scenes where the protagonist is being followed). Still, it lacked something: maybe heart. The books…

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A Gentleman in Moscow Reads Memorably

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles is a rare book. It’s really long, but it’s central character is so charming you don’t really want it to end. It’s the story of Count Alexander Rostov, who is sentenced to house arrest in 1922 by the Soviet Tribunal for a propaganda…

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