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The House of Government

Yuri Slezkine

The House of Government

a saga of the Russian Revolution

by Yuri Slezkine

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communists,
  • Apartment dwellers,
  • State-sponsored terrorism,
  • Buildings, structures,
  • Victims of state-sponsored terrorism,
  • Politics and government,
  • Dom na Naberezhnoĭ (Moscow, Russia),
  • Apartment houses,
  • History,
  • Biography,
  • Political purges

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 995-1081) and index.

    StatementYuri Slezkine
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK601 .S57 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 1104 pages
    Number of Pages1104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26926368M
    ISBN 100691176949
    ISBN 109780691176949
    LC Control Number2016049071
    OCLC/WorldCa987591300

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The House of Government was where the new Communist ruling elite went home at night to relax, talk, cook meals, and enjoy its leisure time.

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The book presents Soviet Russia through the lens of the House of Government - Boris Iofan's housing block built in the 20s for Soviet mid-ranking high-ups. It was particularly ravaged in the Terror, roughly the period But on Audible it is still a whopper of a book and there is not really a driving narrative.

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The House of Government is unlike any other book about the Russian Revolution and the Soviet experiment. Written in the tradition of Tolstoy's War and Peace, Grossman's Life and Fate, and Solzhenitsyn's The Gulag Archipelago, Yuri Slezkine's gripping narrative tells the true story of the residents of an enormous Moscow apartment building where top Communist officials and their families.

Constructed on what feels like a lifetime of research and reflection, The House of Government offers a virtuosic weaving of novelistic storytelling, social anthropology, intellectual history, and literary criticism. It moves effortlessly (though the copious sources cited in the endnotes suggest otherwise) across different historical scales, joining a millennia-spanning, pattern-seeking master.

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