1973: London is drab, faded by economic decline. The optimism of the
post-war boom is gone. The world is split into two opposed systems, the
capitalist west and the planned economies of the east, dominated by
A socialist activist in several countries, revolutionary journalist par
excellence, novelist, and poet – Victor Serge was a man of huge talents.
During his extraordinary life (1890-1947), Serge graduated from youthful
anarchism to Bolshevism. He took part in revolutions and spent a decade
in captivity. He worked...