Soviet River by Leonid Leonov, Forward by Maxim Gorky. 1st English Edition.
Soviet River by Leonid Leonov, Forward by Maxim Gorky. 1st English Edition.
Soviet River by Leonid Leonov, Forward by Maxim Gorky. 1st English Edition.

Soviet River by Leonid Leonov, Forward by Maxim Gorky. 1st English Edition.

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Soviet River by Leonid Leonov. 


Forward by Maxim Gorky. 

1st English Edition. 1932.

Classic Socialist-Realist story of the building of a paper mill on a river in Siberia.

Leonid Leonov and Maxim Gorky founded the Union of Soviet Writers.

Despite being an important aurthor, Leonov survived all the purges.  

This is a rare book and a piece of history which delicately tows the line between pre and post famine Stalinism.