Robert Service is the author of highly acclaimed biographies of Lenin and Stalin (both published by Pan Macmillan), A History of Twentieth-Century Russia and Russia: Experiment with a People as well as many other books on Russia's past and present. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and Dean of St Antony's College, Oxford. He is married with four children.
[A] welcome comprehensive volume arrating the history of world communism. -- G. A. McBeath "Choice" (11/01/2007)