Explain the double meaning of the book's title, Lenin's Tomb.
As the true history of Stalin's era is revealed in 1991, the Russian people must learn to deal with the truth and rise above it or be consumed by the truth. Explain how Colonel Aleksandr Tretetsky and Vladimir Tokaryev deal with the truth and show examples that indicate that they represent the two ways that the Russian people deal with the truth.
In the Soviet Union a common power struggle involved truth and the Party's version of truth. Using examples from Lenin's Tomb, explain why man's struggle against power is also the struggle of memory against forgetting.
The return of history is an important theme in the book. Explain how history was distorted and why the return of history led to a new order in Russia.
The poem "Requiem" by Anna Akhmatova became a voice for the organization Memorial...
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