Festival talks by Catherine Merridale

92. LENIN’S TRAIN

Pushkin Prize-winning author, and eminent historian of Russia, Professor Catherine Merridale will take us on Lenin’s fateful train journey from exile in Zurich to his eventual ecstatic reception by the revolutionary crowds in Petrograd. During the course of a train ride, she will give a gripping account of how Lenin hijacked the liberal Russian revolution and changed the history of the world.             

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