Harding, Luke

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 resulted in what has been described as the biggest armed conflict in Europe since WWII. In this extensively researched account of the first nine months of the war, foreign correspondent Luke Harding reports from the frontline, providing compelling coverage of a geopolitical crisis that has changed the course of history.

From the build-up to the invasion and the stories behind the headlines through to portraits of the leaders from both sides and the chances of peace breaking out, this book offers unique insights from an award-winning author, who is on the Kremlin’s official blacklist.

Comments from BDS Reviewers

"As the front cover say, 'Outstanding war reportage'."

"Harding is sensitive to the suffering of Ukrainians and makes clear his admiration for their courage."

"The book covers many aspects of the war, and his investigations are wide-ranging."

"Harding's exposé of the warped thinking in the Kremlin is fascinating, the lies, contradictions, propaganda, etc."

"So up-to-date, that this book is history in the making."

"The author moves back and forth bringing threads of insight and an explanation of the unfolding conflict."

"Very clear and concise descriptions make this relatively easy to read, despite the unsettling nature of the topic."



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Only three people out of 11 people read this book. It felt very confronting as much of this is in the news. The three of us who read this book really enjoyed the descriptive language and mastery of the author.