Amusing, well researched, and surprisingly sophisticated, Leon Trotsky: An Illustrated Introduction is the perfect primer on the life and thought of the great leader and chronicler of the Russian Revolution. With sympathy and humor, Tariq Ali and Phil Evans trace his political career, from prison to the pinnacle of revolutionary power to his eventual exile and murder by Joseph Stalin.
Tariq Ali is a writer and filmmaker. He has written more than two dozen books on world history and politics. He is an editor of New Left Review.
Phil Evans is a longtime political cartoonist based in England. He has illustrated Karl Marx's Kapital for Beginners, among many other books.