Fear (Rybakov novel)

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AuthorAnatoly Rybakov
Original titleСтрах
CountrySoviet Union
SeriesChildren of the Arbat
PublisherLittle, Brown & Company
Publication date
Published in English
Preceded byChildren of the Arbat 
Followed byDust and Ashes 

Fear (Russian: Страх) is a novel by Anatoly Rybakov that recounts the era in the Soviet Union of the build-up to the 'Congress of the Victors', the early years of the second Five Year Plan and the (supposed) circumstances of the murder of Sergey Kirov prior to the beginning of the Great Purge. It is the second book of the trilogy, preceded by Children of the Arbat and followed by Dust and Ashes.[1]


  1. ^ Brookfield, James (5 January 1999). "Soviet writer Anatoly Rybakov dies at age 87". World Socialist Web Site. Retrieved 7 March 2012.