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Nothing is true and everything is possible : adventures in modern Russia (New edition)

By: Pomerantsev, Peter

0571338526 / 9780571338528
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20 cm x, 285 pages
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Previous edition: 2015.

'Electrifying.' Anne Applebaum'Mesmerising.' Financial Times'Seductive and terrifying in equal measure.' The Times'Required reading.' ObserverA journey into the glittering, surreal heart of 21st century Russia: into the lives of Hells Angels convinced they are messiahs, professional killers with the souls of artists, bohemian theatre directors turned Kremlin puppet-masters, supermodel sects, post-modern dictators and oligarch revolutionaries.

This is a world erupting with new money and new power, changing so fast it breaks all sense of reality, where life is seen as a whirling, glamorous masquerade where identities can be switched and all values are changeable.

It is home to a new form of authoritarianism, far subtler than 20th century strains, and which is rapidly expanding to challenge the global order. An extraordinary book - one which is as powerful and entertaining as it is troubling - Nothing is True and Everything is Possible offers a wild ride into this political and ethical vacuum.


1DVUA Russia, 3JJPR c 1990 to c 2000, 3JM 21st century, HBJD European history, HBLW3 Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000, HBLX 21st century history: from c 2000 -, WTL Travel writing

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