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Comrade Pavlik: The Rise and Fall of a Soviet Boy Hero

by Catriona Kelly - £9.99  Granta Books (2006)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781862078451 | ISBN 10: 1862078459

"Comrade Pavlik is a lively tale about the Russian lad who was killed by relatives for denouncing the wrong-doings of his father to the police, He became an official Soviet hero. Coaches of tourists turned up at his village to pay homage.
Catriona Kelly, brilliantly blending historical and cultural analysis, reveals the complex and murky reality behind the legend."
(Robert Service, author of Stalin: A Biography)

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