From the Inside Flap
"Herzen's memoirs are one of the great nineteenth-century monuments, an essential document as well as a noble piece of literature."Philip Toynbee
It's in Russian. I must have been half asleep when I ordered it. Opened it with great anticipation only to find that I couldn't enjoy the book because it was in a language that I... Read morePublished 7 months ago by S.A.
For me this was two books, the first half about someone born into Russian higher society during the 19th century and who grew up to agitate authorities already leery or... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Dan Harlow
Alexander Herzen was truly one of a kind, a splendid and amazingly well-informed conversationalist, one of the leaders of the radical Russian forces (from exile in London), and a... Read morePublished on March 24, 2011 by Geoff Puterbaugh