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A Listmania! list by Sally Wilton "Sally" (Bournemouth UK)
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Young Stalin
1.  Young Stalin by Simon Sebag Montefiore
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  "a great biography describing recently uncovered information - he was not all he seemed"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

Imperium
2.  Imperium by Ryszard Kapuscinski
The list author says:
  "If you only read one book about the old USSR read this great book by my favourite travel writer of all time.  Some fantastic insights lots of stuff you would never have known in a million years."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Russia: A Journey to the Heart of a Land and its People
3.  Russia: A Journey to the Heart of a Land and its People by Jonathan Dimbleby
The list author says:
  "Much feted documentary about Russia.  Not sure that it is all that insightful but some lovely photography"
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3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

The Idiot (Wordsworth Classics)
4.  The Idiot (Wordsworth Classics) by Fyodor Dostoevsky
The list author says:
  "A great tome to keep you going the whole distance of the trans siberian railway"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Russia (Penguin Historical Atlases)
5.  The Penguin Historical Atlas of Russia (Penguin Historical Atlases) by John Channon
The list author says:
  "If you are going to read anything about Russia arm yourself with maps, you will need them as many places in the old USSR are virtually unknown to westerners"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The Essential Tales of Chekhov
6.  The Essential Tales of Chekhov by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
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  "a fantastic short story writer evoking the real spirit of that bygone age"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Anna Karenina (Penguin Classics)
7.  Anna Karenina (Penguin Classics) by Leo Tolstoy
The list author says:
  "A great love story provoking the eternal question 'Do I follow my heart?'"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian
8.  A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewycka
The list author says:
  "Some quite poignant history in this charming book based on real life and some history too"
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (334 customer reviews)

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Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar
9.  Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar by Simon Sebag Montefiore
The list author says:
  "next on my list by the great writer Sebag Montefiore - I cant wait!!!"
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Penguin Modern Classics)
10.  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Penguin Modern Classics) by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
The list author says:
  "I read this bleak one while still at school and the story still remains with me"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews)

Trans-Siberian Handbook (Trailblazer)
11.  Trans-Siberian Handbook (Trailblazer) by Bryn Thomas
The list author says:
  "The one to buy for that journe of a lifetime - better than all the rest"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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World War II: Behind Closed Doors - Stalin, the Nazis and the West
12.  World War II: Behind Closed Doors - Stalin, the Nazis and the West by Laurence Rees
The list author says:
  "New evidence of conspiracy between the Nazis and the Stalinists before the war.  A gripping read."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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Qualifications: Interested in Russia and the old Soviet Union
Last updated: 14/11/2008
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