From Lynne's list on Stalin’s Great Terror.
This is a collection of diaries written by a wide range of individuals during the Stalin era. The diaries address the terror in a variety of surprising ways, demonstrating the diversity of Soviet citizens in this time.
Intimacy and Terror
Why should I read it?
1 author picked Intimacy and Terror as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.
What is this book about?
The private lives of a broad section of Russians who lived during Stalin's purge are revealed in this book. The nine diaries here capture the day-to-day thoughts of these people, and represent a vast selection of opinions, from those oblivious to the terror and those deeply affected by it.
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