Timely, gripping, and hard-hitting- the inside story of the most important events in Europe since the fall of the Berlin Wall
Askold Krushelnycky was born in London, the son of parents who were forced to flee Ukraine by the Second World War and the Cold War that followed. He has written as a foreign correspondent for the Independent, the Sunday Times, and the Chicago Tribune. He lives in Prague.
"A fast-paced account of Ukrainian history from the year dot until
the revolution's end...a good story" * Economist *
"This book is a great guide" -- Marcus Tanner * Independent *
"[An] important and moving book... Ukraine has faded from the headlines. But Krushelnycky's book provides a powerful reminder of why we should care about it. It is the best guide to the subject and is likely to remain so for some time" * Daily Telegraph *
"Krushelnycky vividly recreates the energy and carnival-like atmosphere of the revolution" * Irish Times *