August 1914, Part 1
A novel of the opening two weeks of the First World War, describing Russia's offensive into East Prussia, which resulted in the defeat of Russia's second army, and revealed the dry rot at the core to Tsarism.
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Review: August 1914User Review - Robert - Goodreads
Before I write anything else, I want to emphasize that Alexander Solzhenitsyn's August 1914 is a splendid, ambitious book. It puts on full display all of his talents as a novelist who creates ... Read full review
Review: August 1914User Review - A Kritzer - Goodreads
An absolutely excellent book that really puts you in the minds of the Russian leadership as war breaks out. Bit by bit you see the campaign fall apart as the Russian high command loses control of the battles. Read full review