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A champagne swilling, fox hunting, rich capitalist factory owner playboy who was best friends with and financial backer of Karl Marx (and co-author of The Communist Manifesto)? Read morePublished 11 days ago by Dr. D. Watkins
Hunt is top notch pens smith, a great read, brings Engels to life, Engels a complicated, charismatic character, this is a wonderful
page tuner, really illuminates 19th century... Read more
There aren't many biographies of Engels. This is OK, but he deserves one by someone with a better understanding of communism. Engels to some is just Marx's sidekick. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Marc Lichtman
My review, if Idecide to write it, may come at a later date since I only read the Contents, Blurbs and Preface and loked at all the ilustrations. Read morePublished on July 13, 2013 by Daniel A. Freeman
While the author is clearly biased against the subject, this book is still worth reading. It's well researched and written, and the anecdotes are all either useful or amusing (a... Read morePublished on July 5, 2013 by Claudia Cascini
Hunt provides us with a complex portrayal of a really multifaceted man He comes across as one part intellectual and brilliant writer, one part man of action, one part loyal friend,... Read morePublished on December 11, 2011 by Lawlor Wm. Lee
Though most Marxist will probably cringe at my title, based on Hunt's thoroughly researched book, that's what he was. Read morePublished on October 27, 2010 by Grey Wolffe
One of Friedrich Engels' toughest jobs was managing Karl Marx - `do try and finish your political economy book', Engels had implored Marx in 1844 in what was to become a weary... Read morePublished on August 26, 2010 by MR PHILIP J SHANNON