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‘A compelling tale of moral degradation and occasional heroism’
‘Conveys Nadya Ulanovskaya’s story in stirring detail’
'A sizzling read full of bitchiness and high jinks'
‘A spectacular book’
'A riveting trip through the labyrinthine corridors of Soviet disinformation, which taught the present regime all it knows'
'Authoritative history of the terrible ramifications of the silence about Stalin’s lies'
‘A fabulous book, packed with untold stories, written with the lyrical empathy of an author who knows and feels his subject deeply’
'Gives a superb flavour of the compromises, betrayals and self-delusions required to report on the USSR'