Neal Ascherson: The Lockhart Plot, 5 November 2020
Show More The Lockhart Plot: Love, Betrayal, Assassination and Counter-Revolution in Lenin’s Russia by Jonathan Schneer.
Oxford, 331 pp., £25, July 2020, 978 0 19 885298 8Show More
“... London or Paris, they came to assume that silence meant approval. That wasn’t always the case.To Jonathan Schneer, who has taught modern history in several American universities, ‘the Lockhart Plot seemed … an important subject; also, dramatic, romantic, intrinsically gripping.’ Dramatic and romantic it certainly was, and Schneer has made not one but ...”