Inside Stalin's Russia, The Diaries of Reader Bullard 1930-1934, edited by Julian and Margaret Bullard
Published by Day Books in 2001, 310 pages. Hardback with Dust Jacket (N2178)
Brand New Book
In October 1930 a former ‘rebel and socialist’ – as Reader Bullard described himself – arrived in the Soviet Union on a posting from the British Foreign Office. Although broadly sympathetic to the aims of the Russian Revolution, he was unable to ignore the evidence of his own eyes - and he recorded his impressions in a secret diary, which he considered so incriminating that parts of it had to be written in code.
This book thus offers a fascinating insight into what life was like in the Soviet Union less than 13 years after the Russian Revolution......