Reviews

  • "One of the more fascinating stories of our time"

    Guardian
  • "A remarkable leader's own account of his rise and fall...Engrossing...Great history as seen through the unrelenting scrutiny of a very great man"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "[Gorbachev's] 600 pages of memoirs is a wonder on its own, his own story recited in a manner worthy of the theme...He has told the whole truth"

    Michael Foot, Evening Standard
  • "These memoirs are the story of a man remarkable for much more than a blessedly pacific turn of mind...They show someone grappling continually and apparently sincerely with vast issues at home and abroad"

    Observer