Synopses & Reviews
Amusing, well researched, and surprisingly sophisticated, Leon Trotsky: An Illustrated Introduction is the perfect primer on the life and thought of the great leader and chronicler of the Russian Revolution. With sympathy and humor, Tariq Ali and Phil Evans trace his political career, from prison to the pinnacle of revolutionary power to his eventual exile and murder by Joseph Stalin.
Tariq Ali is a writer and filmmaker. He has written more than two dozen books on world history and politics. He is an editor of New Left Review.
Phil Evans is a longtime political cartoonist based in England. He has illustrated Karl Marx's Kapital for Beginners, among many other books.
This illustrated introduction's irreverent cartoons will amuse readers, and surprise them with its sophisticated portrait of Trotsky's life and works.
About the Author
TARIQ ALI is a writer and filmmaker. He has written more than two dozen books on world history and politics, and seven novels (translated into over a dozen languages) as well as scripts for the stage and screen. He is an editor of New Left Review
and lives in London. His website is http://tariqali.org/.
PHIL EVANS is a longtime political cartoonist based in England. He has illustrated Marx's Kapital for Beginners and Understanding Economics, among many other books.