By Victor Serge
One chilly Moscow evening, Comrade Tulayev, a excessive govt reliable, is shot useless in the street, and the quest for the killer starts off. during this panoramic imaginative and prescient of the Soviet nice Terror, the research leads world wide, netting an entire sequence of suspects whose in simple terms connection is their innocence—at least of the crime of which they stand accused. yet The Case of Comrade Tulayev, definitely the best paintings of fiction ever written in regards to the Stalinist purges, is not only a narrative of a totalitarian kingdom. Marked via the deep humanity and beneficiant spirit of its writer, the mythical anarchist and exile Victor Serge, it's also a vintage twentieth-century story of probability, experience, and unforeseen the Aristocracy to set beside Ernest Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls and André Malraux's Man's Fate.