Tangled Loyalties: The Life And Times Of Ilya Ehrenburg

  title={Tangled Loyalties: The Life And Times Of Ilya Ehrenburg},
  author={Joshua Rubenstein},
Journalist, novelist, poet --Ilya Ehrenburg (1891-1967) was one of the most important Russian cultural figures of the 20th century. A political exile from Czarist Russia, he spent years in Paris as a bohemian poet and later became Izvestia correspondent in Western Europe. He was one of the few distinguished Soviet writers to survive Stalin. Ehrenburg's 1954 novel, "The Thaw" lent its name to the critical period following Stalin's death. His memoirs "People, Years, Life" outraged the Kremlin in… 
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