David Markish


The destiny of three Jewish brothers during the Russian Civil War is full of drama and political intricacies. The central figure in this drama is Makhno – the socialist-anarchistic leader of Ukraine who is manipulated by Lenin and Trotsky to stop the advancing White Army from conquering Moscow.

Due to his socialistic mentality Makhno obliges, though he knows well that he will be betrayed by Lenin. This documentary drama parralells the historic developments similar to those in Doctor Zhivago.

240 pages