Show More Gorbachev: The Making of the Man who Shook the World by Gail Sheehy.
Heinemann, 468 pp., £16.99, December 1990, 0 434 69518 1Show More
Gorbachev: Heretic in the Kremlin by Dusko Doder and Louise Branson.
Macdonald, 430 pp., £14.95, December 1990, 0 356 19760 3Show More
The Nationalities Question in the Soviet Union edited by Graham Smith.
Longman, 389 pp., £22.50, January 1991, 0 582 03953 3Show More
“... but with more knowledge they could have been discussed in an enlightening way. Dusko Doder and Louise Branson are more sceptical than Sheehy, more willing to qualify admiration with doubt, clearer about the shadows drawing about Gorbachev in 1990, more aware of the limits which the system imposed upon him. They take February 1990 as marking the ...”