This I Cannot Forget

The Memoirs of Nikolai Bukharin's Widow

Anna Larina (Author)

With an Introduction by Stephen F. Cohen

Overview | Inside the Book

A sensation when published in Moscow and a bestseller in Europe, the memoirs of this remarkable woman—the widow of the charismatic Bolshevik leader Nikolai I. Bukharin—offer a new dimension to our understanding of Soviet history.

Larina tells the story not only of her twenty years in the Gulag but of her life as a daughter and a wife among the founding fathers of the Soviet Union.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • August 1994
  • ISBN 978-0-393-31234-8
  • 6.1 × 9.3 in / 416 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

Endorsements & Reviews

“Starred Review. Measured, vivid, and strikingly free of malice; her tone throughout is one of absolute self-reliance. Exceptionally moving and strong.” — Kirkus Reviews

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