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The commissariat of enlightenment

by Ken Kalfus

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Ecco in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Russia
    • Subjects:
    • Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910 -- Death and burial -- Fiction,
    • Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924 -- Death and burial -- Fiction,
    • Young men -- Fiction,
    • Soviet Union -- History -- 1917-1936 -- Fiction,
    • Russia -- History -- 1904-1914 -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-295).

      StatementKen Kalfus.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3561.A416524 C66 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination295 p. ;
      Number of Pages295
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3568693M
      ISBN 100060501367
      LC Control Number2002069308

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