The Guest from the Future

Dalos, Gyorgy

Anna Akhmatova and Isaiah Berlin's meeting on a November evening in Leningrad in 1945 lasted 15 hours and had a huge effect on the two protagonists' subsequent lives. Akhmatova was declared an enemy of the state and persecuted. She believed that between them they had started the Cold War. Gyorgy Dalos argues she was right.



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Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux. First American edition 1999
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