Russka: The Novel of Russia Topics for Discussion

Edward Rutherfurd
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What was the problem with the governing structure of the Rus that made them susceptible to a Mongol attack and takeover?

How is the monastery of Saint Peter and Paul established at Dirty Place? What role did fear and luck plan in the building of the monastery?

What role did the powerful clans play in sustaining Tatar rule? What changes did Tsar Ivan make it in the fifteen hundreds that allowed him to successfully overthrow the Tatars?

Compare and contrast the regimes of Ivan the Terrible and Peter the Great? What are the similarities and differences? What did Peter do for Russia?

In what way do the Bobrov's have their first encounter with revolutionaries? What happens in the village?

What does Peter Suvorin say that a Marxist revolution won't occur in Russia? Why wasn't Russia ready for revolution?

Why do Paul Bobrov and Sergei...

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