by C. E. Bechhofer
A twentieth century Western travel account of Russia, focusing on aspects of the civil war. Useful for a position of contrast with the usual line of chronological approach I have for travel literature. As a piece of history this work is relatively useful, moderately gendered, fairly descriptive. Aa a piece of writing it’s a bit above normal for the type, being relatively varied and fast moving in its perspective. The direct layout of conflict undoubtedly heps give it a bit more force.