The University of Notre Dame Press has published a new English translation of March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 2. This is the third volume in the Center for Ethics and Culture Solzhenitsyn Series sponsored by the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame. The previous titles in the series are Between Two Millstones, Book 1: Sketches of Exile, 1974-1978 and March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 1.
The Red Wheel is Nobel Prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s multivolume epic work about the Russian Revolution. He spent decades writing about just four of the most important periods, or “nodes.” This is the first time that the monumental March 1917—the third node—has been translated into English. It tells the story of the Russian Revolution itself, during which the imperial government melts in the face of the mob and the giants of the opposition prove incapable of controlling the course of events.