The talismanic thorn in Stalin’s side

The assassination of Leon Trotsky at his home in Mexico City in 1940 was one of the least surprising of the 20th century.

25th July, 2009

Stalin’s Nemesis: The Exile and Murder of Leon Trotsky

By Bertrand M Patenaude Faber & Faber, €24

The assassination of Leon Trotsky at his home in Mexico City in 1940 was one of the least surprising of the 20th century.

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