Biography

Catherine Merridale

Catherine Merridale is the author of the critically acclaimed IVAN'S WAR: Life and Death in the Red Army, 1939-1945, and NIGHT OF STONE: Death and Memory in Russia. A professor of contemporary history at Queen Mary University of London, she has also written for The Guardian, the Literary Review and the London Review of Books, and contributes regularly to broadcasts on BBC radio. She lives in Oxfordshire, England.

Catherine Merridale

Books by Catherine Merridale

by Catherine Merridale - History, Nonfiction

Drawing on a dazzling array of sources from hitherto unseen archives and rare collections, renowned historian Catherine Merridale traces the full history of the Kremlin. This enigmatic fortress has inspired innumerable myths, but no invented tales could be more dramatic than the operatic successions and savage betrayals that took place within its vast compound of palaces and cathedrals.