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The life and death of Lenin

Robert Payne

The life and death of Lenin

by Robert Payne

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, -- 1870-1924

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Payne.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination672 p.
    Number of Pages672
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23249758M

    Lenin also soaked up the writing of Karl Marx, the German philosopher whose famous book Das Kapital would have a huge impact on Lenin’s thinking. In January , Lenin declared himself a : THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ADOLF HITLER is the story of not so much a man corrupted by power as a corrupt man who achieved absolute power and used it to an unprecedented degree, knowing at every moment exactly what he was doing and calculating his enemies' weaknesses to a hair's breadth. It is the story of a living man/5(12).

    “Lenin held that religion was a simply product of social oppression and economic exploitation. 'The social oppression of toiling masses, their apparent complete helplessness before the blind forces of capitalism that is the deepest contemporary root of religion'. Robert Payne's "The Life and Death of Lenin", published in , is a highly readable biography of the man who, having absorbed Marx, molded the philosophy to his own means. The government of the proletariat envisaged by Marx (I don't think he had mass executions in mind) became the dictatorship of Lenin, and his dictatorial nature became /5(11).

    Lenin was a revolution. He lived and breathed and died for it. Born in in the sleepy Volga town of Simbirsk, he died in at the age of 53 having changed the course of history throughout the world. What was the genius that enabled Lenin to create and sustain a revolution that constantly hovered on the brink of utter chaos? It was his incredible strength of will and personality, his. Louis Fischer (29 February – 15 January ) was an American journalist. Among his works were a contribution to the ex-Communist treatise The God that Failed (), a Life of Mahatma Gandhi (), basis for the Academy Award-winning film Gandhi (), as well as a Life of Lenin, which won the National Book Award in History and : Febru , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.


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The Badness: "The Life and Death of Lenin" was published almost half a century ago, and parts of it are outdated. Though I recommend it as a good read, I can't recommend that you read it without reading something more contemporary; for example Robert Service's biography, "Lenin." Otherwise you may get your facts by: The Badness: "The Life and Death of Lenin" was published almost half a century ago, and parts of it are outdated.

Though I recommend it as a good read, I can't recommend that you read it without reading something more contemporary; for example Robert Service's biography, "Lenin." Otherwise you may get your facts wrong/5(18).

The life and death of Lenin [Payne, Robert] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The life and death of Lenin4/5(21). Of course, the title of this book is The Life AND Death of Lenin, but, geez, I think we read 5 or 6 chapters on the last days of Lenin.

He suffers multiple strokes and his confided to bed, yet we read on and on and on and on and on about his daily life during his prolonged The life and death of Lenin book. Praise for The Life and Death of Lenin: ‘Mr Payne’s book on Lenin is an impressive work’ - Bertrand Russell ‘Splendid character study of a human dynamo’ - The Scotsman 'A powerful delineation of the man and the revolutionary leader 4/5(21).

But the living Lenin, raging, exhausted, spiteful, gifted with immeasurable cunning, and the victim of his own victory, is very much here on the page. An enormously readable biography of Lenin which builds towards a towering climax; popular in tone but large in intent, this gives a spirited picture of the world's great revolutionary and mover of men.

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But the fact remains that Lenin had suffered repeated strokes, or brain hemorrhages, in the last two years of his life, and during those final months was a very sick man indeed: his last attempt to dictate a letter occurred in Marchten months before his death.

So even if Mr. Payne is right, it does not amount to much. The death of Lenin followed a period of poor health, in the wake of an unsuccessful assassination attempt (August ) and several severe strokes in Lenin’s decline. The causes of Lenin’s declining health have been a matter of some debate for historians.

The August attempt on Lenin’s life undoubtedly had an impact. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

The dust jacket is missing. Life and death of Lenin. New York, Simon and Schuster [] (OCoLC) Online version: Payne, Robert, Life and death of Lenin. New York, Simon and Schuster [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin; Vladimir Ilitch Lénine; Vladimir Il'ich Lenin; Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin; Vladimir Il'ich Lenin; Vladimir.

The life and death of Trotsky revolution and all its leading actors nonetheless acclaimed these books: inasked to nominate his favourite book for National Book. This, like it or not and despite its limitations, is the holy grail. Krupskaya, who as a young revolutionary married Lenin inwas the only person who remained consistently close to Lenin throughout the last 27 years of his life.

She went on to be the dogged keeper of Author: Guardian Staff. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Payne, Robert, Life and death of Lenin.

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Gigantic book dealing with a gigantic man. I still don't know how to feel about Lenin, but one thing is for sure: he is undeniable. Here's what I can say about Lenin, without doubting: he was a tireless zealot in pursuit of what he thought was the greater good, and he meant to achieve it by any means necessary/5.

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (22 April [O.S. 10 April] – 21 January ) was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He served as head of government of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic fromand of the Soviet Union from until his death. Based in Marxism, his political theories are known as Leninism.

Some of his works were Book of the Month Club selections: these were The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler and The Life and Death of Lenin as Main Selections; The Gold of Troy as a Dual Selection; The Life and Death of Mahatma Gandhi and The World of Art as Alternate Selections, and The Rise and Fall of Stalin and The Dream and the Tomb as other selections.

Robert Payne's "The Life and Death of Lenin", published inis a highly readable biography of the man who, having absorbed Marx, molded the philosophy to his own means. The government of the proletariat envisaged by Marx (I don't think he had mass executions in mind) became the dictatorship of Lenin, and his dictatorial nature became evident very early in his career/5(11).

Simon and Schuster. Payne, Robert. The Life and Death of Lenin. New York: Simon and Schuster, pp. Indexed. Bibliography. 8vo. Black cloth with cartographic endsheets. Book condition: Very good with lightly rubbed edges. Dust Jacket Condition: Good with tattered edges and slightly rubbed panels.

Includes a report of Lenin's autopsy as.Buy Life and Death of Lenin New edition by Payne, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(12).His health failing, Lenin died in Gorki, with Joseph Stalin succeeding him as the pre-eminent figure in the Soviet government.

Widely considered one of the most significant and influential figures of the 20th century, Lenin was the posthumous subject of a pervasive personality cult within the Soviet Union until its dissolution in Alma mater: Saint Petersburg Imperial University.