Boris Viktorovich Savinkov is a famous writer and revolutionary, one of the leaders of the Socialist-Revolutionary Party, the prototype of numerous literary and cinematic characters. Savinkov took part in many terrorist acts, headed the legendary military underground organization Alef, played an important role in a number of notorious political assassinations. In 1906 he was sentenced to death, but managed to escape to Europe. Having settled in Paris, Savinkov writes Memoirs of a Terrorist, a gripping story about his life that reads like a captivating adventure novel, with the only difference that it reveals the true world of the conspirators of the early twentieth century.
When Dean Nicholson left his life in Scotland to cycle around the world, he wanted to learn as much as he could about our troubled planet. Then, on a remote road in the Bosnian mountains, Dean came across an abandoned kitten. He couldn't leave the bedraggled creature, so he put her on his bike, smuggled her over the border to Montenegro, and nursed her back to health with the help of local vets. Dean hadn't bargained for this unlikely companion for his travels - or the lessons he would learn from her along the way
This book contains the memoirs of Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov, who was a very important figure in twentieth century Soviet Russia. He was a physicist, creator of the Soviet hydrogen bomb in 1953, a member of the USSR's Academy of Science, winner of the S