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The Last Englishman

The Double Life of Arthur Ransome

The Last Englishman( )
Author: Chambers, Roland
Publication Date:Mar 2012
Publisher:David R. Godine Publisher
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $33.95
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Arthur Ransome, best known for the Swallows and Amazons series, led a double, and often tortured, life. Before his fame as an author, he was notorious for very different reasons: between 1917 and 1924, he was the Russian correspondent for the Daily News and the Manchester Guardian, and his sympathy for the Bolshevik regime gave him access to its leaders, politics, and plots. He was friends with Karl Radek, the Bolshevik's Chief of Propaganda, and Felix Dzerzhinsky,...
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