Robert Service at Bath Festival

Robert Service at Bath Festival
  • Bath Assemby Rooms, Bath, BA1 2QH
    Bath Assemby Rooms
  • 21/05/2017 11:00 - 21/05/2017 12:00


'Lenin the Dictator': Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, acclaimed historian Victor Sebestyen brings us an intimate biography of one of the most significant figures of the 20th century. Through the prism of Lenin's key relationships, he casts a new light on one of the great turning points of modern history. Chaired by fellow historian Robert Service, whose new book The Last of the Tsars is just published.

Robert Service is a Fellow of the British Academy and of St Anthony's College, Oxford. He has written several books, including the highly acclaimed Lenin: A Biography, Russia: Experiment with a People , Stalin: A Biography and Comrades: A History of World Communism, as well as many other books on Russia's past and present. Trotsky: A Biography was awarded the 2009 Duff Cooper Prize. Married with four children, he lives in London.