Translated with an Introduction by Leonard Tanock
Zola’s only purely historical work, this realistic, detailed,
and accurate account of france’s defeat in the franco-
prussian War is a testament to the human horrors of war.
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Spanish & Portuguese
Breaker of Nations
“a superb portrait. Briskly written, authoritative yet not pe-
dantic, filled with interesting anecdotes...fascinating read-
ing.”—The New York Times Book Review.
Penguin • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-016953-9 • $16.00
the battLe for sPain
The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939
“perhaps the best general work on the war to be published Orlando Figes
in the last decades.”—rafael nuñez florencio, El Mundo. a PeoPLe’s tragedy
“access to the Soviet archives, together with a mass of The Russian Revolution 1891-1924
new post-franco material available in Spain, have caused “a soul-stirring reassessment of the russian revolution...
[Beevor] to rewrite extensively, to formidable effect....a viv- certain to become one of the seminal studies.”—The
id chronicle.”—max Hastings, The Sunday Times (london). Philadelphia Inquirer. Illustrations.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 0-14-303765-X • $17.00 Penguin • 1,024 pp. • 978-0-14-024364-2 • $25.00
also available: The Fall of Berlin, The Mystery of Olga Chekova, Winner of the Wolfson History prize
Stalingrad, page 6; Paris after the Liberation, page 28
the CarPenter’s PenCiL
A Novel of the Spanish Civil War
Translated from the Galician by Jonathan Dunne
“luminous...rivas is a superb stylist...and he presents his
view of Spain’s grim past through small, sharp dots of
light.”—The Washington Post.
Overlook • 160 pp. • 978-1-58567-283-7 • $14.95
Translated with a Foreword by John Glad
“poses the ultimate truth of gulag literature.”—Newsweek.
a collection of stories about life in the Soviet forced-labor
camps of northeastern Siberia where the author spent sev-
Penguin Classics • 528 pp. • 978-0-14-018695-6 • $16.00
Italian & Greek
Translated by Barbara Reynolds
a witty parody of the chivalric legends of Charlemagne and
the Saracen invasion of france. english-verse translation.
Vol. 1 • 832 pp. • 978-0-14-044311-0 • $18.00
Vol. 2 • 800 pp. • 978-0-14-044310-3 • $18.00
J the CossaCks and other stories
Stories of Sevastopol; The Cossacks; Hadji Murat
Introduction and Notes by Paul Foote
tolstoy’s semiautobiographical stories based on his time
spent in the russian army.
Penguin Classics • 528 pp. • 978-0-14-044959-4 • $18.00
R. J. B. Bosworth
J MussoLini’s itaLy
Life Under the Fascist Dictatorship, 1915-1945
“Shrewd, lucid, exhaustively documented and totally un-
sentimental. But among its greatest virtues is [Bosworth’s]
eye for what made Italian fascism Italian.”—The New York
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based on wide archival and primary study, is continually
illuminating.”— The Washington Post Book World.
Penguin • 720 pp. • 978-0-14-303856-6 • $20.00
War and PeaCe
deLuxe edition With frenCh fLaPs
Translated by Anthony Briggs
Introduction by Orlando Figes
“Captures tolstoy’s style with...a vigorous precision not to
be found in any previous version.”—John Bayley. Includes
a list of characters, descriptions of the three main battles,
chapter summaries, and notes.
Penguin Classics • 1,424 pp. • 978-0-14-303999-0 • $18.00
Translated with an Introduction
by Rosemary Edmonds
Penguin Classics • 1,472 pp. • 978-0-14-044417-9 • $13.95
the greek War of indePendenCe
The Struggle for Freedom from Ottoman Oppression
and the Birth of the Modern Greek Nation
“Brewer, a former oxford classics scholar, has produced a
meticulously researched, scholarly, yet engaging account
of the brutal struggle.”—Library Journal. 24 b/w illustra-
tions, 5 maps.
Overlook • 376 pp. • 978-1-58567-395-7 • $18.95
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