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Life-Story of a Russian Exile

Marie Sukloff

Hero or assassin? Victim or criminal? Marie Sukloff fits no easy category. A young peasant woman who became a political radical and activist, Sukloff carried out an assassination plot against a Russian governor known for murderous pogroms and rampages against the Jews of his province. This mesmerizing autobiographical account tells the story of Sukloff's peasant childhood, radicalization, direct action, exile to Siberia, and escape. She tells her story with a colorful verve, sincerity, intensity, and simplicity that makes it almost impossible to put down, raising questions of political philosophy and responsibility that challenge the complacency of every reader. - Summary by Expatriate

Hero or assassin? Victim or criminal? Marie Sukloff fits no easy category. A young peasant woman who became a political radical and activist, Sukloff carried out an assassination plot against a Russian governor known for murderous pogroms and rampages against the Jews of his province. This mesmerizing autobiographical account tells the story of Sukloff's peasant childhood, radicalization, direct action, exile to Siberia, and escape. She tells her story with a colorful verve, sincerity, intensity, and simplicity that makes it almost impossible to put down, raising questions of political philosophy and responsibility that challenge the complacency of every reader. - Summary by Expatriate
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Hero or assassin? Victim or criminal? Marie Sukloff fits no easy category. A young peasant woman who became a political radical and activist, Sukloff carried out an assassination plot against a Russian governor known for murderous pogroms and rampages against the Jews of his province. This mesmerizing autobiographical account tells the story of Sukloff's peasant childhood, radicalization, direct action, exile to Siberia, and escape. She tells her story with a colorful verve, sincerity, intensity, and simplicity that makes it almost impossible to put down, raising questions of political philosophy and responsibility that challenge the complacency of every reader. - Summary by Expatriate

Language:

English

Narrators:

Expatriate

Length:

4h 24m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

17:45


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

15:41


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

21:53


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

11:57


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

20:25


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

19:46


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

19:12


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:55


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

15:47


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

16:29


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

19:39


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

18:14


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

15:49


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

17:36


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

26:22