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.
My Lenin "enthralling biography" according to @NewYorker https://t.co/N7ouz0Nl7T
by @Victorsebby - yesterday
"Excellent, scholarly, highly readable". Review of My Lenin in @washington Independent review of books https://t.co/TOrrPLUYLT
by @Victorsebby - 3 days ago
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