Kutuzov (Кутузов). Leonty Rakovsky's novel is one of the best works about Prince Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov, the great Russian field Marshal and outstanding diplomat who served under Catherine II, Paul I, and Alexander I. The author used numerous historical documents and memoirs of those who participated in the War of 1812 and the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte. Published in 1966 by Художественная литература Москва - Ленинград. 684 pages. Book is an ex-Chicago Library copy with all the usual markings. Cocked, soil, tan pages, overall about good condition and useful as a reading copy. 1 only.
Leonty Iosifovich Rakovsky (1895-1979) was the author of historical novels and stories. He was born in Belarus and studied at Kiev University. His historical novels have been translated into a number of foreign languages.