Book Review: Comrade Koba by Robert Littell
4 Stars , Fiction , Historical Fiction , Latest Posts / September 9, 2020

It is unclear what role Koba plays in Stalin’s government, except that he is a very high, and admired advisor. Koba, like Stalin, also came from Georgia and, like Stalin, excuses the crimes which the regime commits as a path to a greater “worker’s paradise”. It is a very interesting exercise to explain such concepts to an audience, especially if they’re ten year olds. Koba, at points, seem to be trying to convince himself of the deeds he is a part of, instead of convincing Leon

Book Review: The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II by Winston Groom
5 Stars , Latest Posts , Non-Fiction / November 15, 2018

About: The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II by Winston Groom is a non-fiction book which recounts how Russia became and unlikely ally with the United States and England during World War II. Mr. Groom is a historian and novelist. 464 pages Publisher: National Geographic Language: English ISBN-10: 1426219660 My rating for The Allies – 5 Buy The Allies  from Amazon.com* More Books by Winston Groom* Thoughts: History, to me, is fascinating not only because of the big picture, but also of the little stories which make up the headlines. We all heard about the three leaders mentioned in The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II by Winston Groom, the author goes about telling the reader how, and why, they decided to become allies despite many differences. Russia did not have the same geopolitical goals, and was seen as the ideological enemy of the United States and England. Add to that Joseph Stalin, a suspicious and strong willed political adversary and one could consider this alliance a miracle. We have Winston Churchill who is a “doer”, Joseph Stalin – a survivor, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt who…

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