Pale Horse is a thinly disguised retelling of the assassination of Grand Duke Sergei Aleksandrovich Written in the form of a diary by the leader of a group of five revolutionaries, the novel provides a straightforward and clinical account of the assassination and contains daring and vivid descriptions of the revolutionary underground and political conspiracy Savinkov gives free reign to his dramatic impulses, the inner feelings of the conspirators, and the moral dimension of the plot The book caused an immediate sensation both in Russia and abroad Translated from Russian by Michael Katz, Pale Horse explores the psychological basis of terrorism and political adventurism. Read Pale Horse: A Novel of Revolutionary Russia by Boris Savinkov – heartforum.co.uk
Boris Viktorovich Savinkov Russian 19 January 1879 7 May 1925 was a Russian writer and one of the leading members of the Russian Social Revolutionary party Savinkov was the founder of the armed group of the social revolutionary party, who carried out diverse terrorist attacks on tsarist state officials Savinkov was involved in the assassination of the head of the Tsarist police von Plehve In 1906 he was sentenced to death for another attempt but he managed to escape After the director of the group was revealed as a state agent, Savinkov became the head of the armed group.
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- Pale Horse: A Novel of Revolutionary Russia
- Boris Savinkov
- 11 July 2018 Boris Savinkov