Red Famine, a triumph of scholarship and human sympathy, is a milestone in the recovery of those memories and that history.
Anne Applebaum is the author of several books, including Gulag- A History, which won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize and the Duff Cooper Prize, and Iron Curtain, which in 2013 won the Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature and the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature.
Meticulously researched, blisteringly written -- Dominic Sandbrook
* The Sunday Times (Books of the Year) *
Magisterial and heartbreaking -- Simon Sebag Montefiore * Evening Standard *
Compelling in its detail and in its empathy -- Nick Rennison * The Sunday Times *
Her account will surely become the standard treatment of one of history's great political atrocities -- Timothy Snyder * Washington Post *
An exhaustive, authoritative and eloquent book. She deals with questions that have hitherto lacked unequivocal answers -- Donald Rayfield * Literary Review *