The Prophet: The Life of Leon Trotsky

The Prophet: The Life of Leon Trotsky


Few political figures of the 20th century have aroused such intensities of fierce admiration and reactionary worry as Russian progressive Leon Trotsky. His outstanding lifestyles and wide writings have left an indelible mark at the progressive recognition. but there has been as soon as a hazard that his existence and effect will be relegated to the footnotes of history.

released over the process ten years, starting in 1954, Deutscher’s magisterial three-volume biography grew to become again the tide of Stalin’s propaganda, and has on the grounds that been praised by means of all people from Tony Blair to Graham Greene. during this definitive paintings, now reissued in one quantity, Trotsky’s precise stature emerges because the so much heroic, and eventually tragic, personality of the Russian Revolution.

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