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Memoirs of a British Agent by R. H. Bruce Lockhart

Memoirs of a British Agent by R. H. Bruce Lockhart

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Memoirs of a British Agent

Being an account of the author's early life in many lands and of his official mission to Moscow in 1918

by R. H. Bruce Lockhart

Pan Books, 2002, b/w photographic plates, paperback, ISBN 0330414933

Near Fine Condition, minor edge and shelf wear

'When first published in 1934, Memoirs of a British Agent was an immediate classic, both as a unique eyewitness account of Revolutionary Russia and as one man's vivid story of struggle, excitement and tragedy set against the background of great events.
Bruce Lockhart was Acting Consul-General in Moscow when the first Revolution broke out in 1917.  Sent home because of an affair with a married woman, he returned to Russia the following year as Head of British Mission to the Bolsheviks.  His graphic first-hand description of the Moscow of 1918, his frequent encounters with Lenin, Trotsky and the other architects of the Revolution, his experiences as a prisoner in the famous Loubianka prison: all as a fascinating picture of one man present at history in the making.'


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