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The Education of a True Believer
The Education of a True Believer
By Lev Kopelev
Harper, 1980, 328 pp

A well-known Soviet dissenter who continues to publish in the West, and to live in the Soviet Union, tells the story of his early years when he was an enthusiastic supporter of Stalin's regime and was only gradually disillusioned as the discrepancy between his inculcated beliefs and the evidence before his eyes became more and more apparent.