Orlando Figes

Orlando Figes is a British historian, whose specialist area is Russian history. Having graduated from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge with a double starred first class degree, Figes’ first three works focused on the Russian Revolution. It was the second of these, 1996’s monolithic A People’s Tragedy, that captured both the public and critical imagination. A landmark work of narrative history, the multi-award winning book combines socio-political history with personal testimony in an accessible style that was to become Figes’ hallmark. Subsequent publications include Natasha’s Dance, a cultural history of Russia, and Just Send Me Word, a poignant and illuminating account of the voluminous correspondence between an inmate of Pechora labour camp and his devoted girlfriend.

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From the bestselling author of A People's Tragedy and Natasha's Dance comes a vibrant, authoritative history of the competing ideologies and self-perpetuating mythologies that have informed Russian history from the formation of the state of Rus to Putin's invasion of Ukraine.

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Books by Orlando Figes

Natasha's Dance
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The Whisperers
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Crimea
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Just Send Me Word
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Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991
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A People's Tragedy
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The Europeans
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The Story of Russia
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The Story of Russia
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