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Kiss the Hand You Cannot Bite: Rise and Fall of the Ceausescus by Edward Behr

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Pages crisp and clear with tight binding. Foxing to page ends. Ex-library markings to pages at front of book and to dust jacket. Dust jacket in plastic protection. See images

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  • Format - Hardcover
  • Pages - 256

 

Synopsis

The biography of a man generally agreed to be one of the most cruel dictators in post-war Europe. It is more than simply an account of the most unacceptable of the Stalinist dictators of Eastern Europe, it also explains how Ceausescu was able to rise to power without having any attribute of intelligence, oratory or charisma. And having achieved power, how he retained it until his execution by a system of informers, secret police and a subterranean city of tunnels under Bucharest. For 24 years of increasing misery the Ceausescu's held power - complete with a personality cult.

 

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