Victor Sebestyen was born in Budapest and was an infant when his family left Hungary as refugees. As a journalist, he was worked on numerous British newspapers, including The Times and the Daily Mail. He reported widely from Eastern Europe when Communism collapsed in 1989 and covered the war in former Yugoslavia. At the London Evening Standard he was foreign editor, media editor and chief leader writer. He is the author of the acclaimed Twelve Days, which documents the 1956 Hungarian Uprising, Revolution 1989, an account of the fall of the Soviet empire, and 1946: The Making of the Modern World.
Taken by Jess yesterday at cafe on Blvd St Germain....wonderful birthday weekend. https://t.co/tEC01xf3Ja
by @Victorsebby - 10 days ago
The great Margaret MacMillan reviewing Lenin the Dictator - "told with a gift for narrative" https://t.co/syfanSNNP6
by @Victorsebby - 22 days ago
I have sent Lenin the Dictator to Prez Trump's strategist Steve Bannon, who proclaims he is "Leninist". Eagerly waiting reply.
by @Victorsebby - 27 days ago
'This excellent new biography'. Review of Lenin The Dictator in today's Standard https://t.co/qVPzukg1NT
100 years ago today: start of Revolution that brought this man to power. Lenin the Dictator "richly readable" says… https://t.co/eJTLE1BaZU
by @Victorsebby - 28 days ago
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