Crucible: The Long End of the Great War and the Birth of a New World, 1917-1924 – Charles Emmerson


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What comes first: the character of the times, or the characters who give it theirs? ‘Crucible’ charts the trajectories of the characters who fell from power in the bloody breakdown of Europe’s old order between 1917 and 1924, and those who for whom the restless chaos marked the beginning of an unlikely rise to fame.