Reflections on the Russian Soul
This compelling and often traumatic book is the memoir of one of the most important figures in modern Russian history. It is an incredible account of of an intellectual's turbulent journey through 20th Century Russia. Likhachev recounts the fortunes of people with whom he came into contact and produces the air of passed years in Russia.
About the Authors
Dmitry S. Likhachev was one of Russia's most famous literary historians and cultural commentators. In the late 1980's Mikhail Gorbachev enlisted him as Chairman of the Soviet Cultural Fund. In 1998 he was the first person since 1917 to be presented with the order of St. Andrew. He was made corresponding member of the Austrian, American, British and Italian academies of arts and sciences.
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