Victor Serge, born Victor Lvovich Kibalchich, was a Belgian-born revolutionary, writer, and anarchist. He was born on December 30, 1890, in Brussels, Belgium, and died on November 17, 1947, in Mexico City, Mexico. Serge is best known for his novels and memoirs, through which he chronicled the experiences of the Russian Revolution and the early Soviet regime, as well as his own life as a revolutionary activist. His works reflect his deep commitment to socialist ideals and his disillusionment with the Stalinist regime in the Soviet Union. Notable works include 'Men in Prison', 'Conquered City', and 'Memoirs of a Revolutionary'.
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"The Case of Comrade Tulayev" is a political novel set in the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union. The story begins with the murder of a high-ranking Soviet official, Comrade Tulayev, which sets off a series of events leading to the arrest and execution of innocent people. It provides an in-depth exploration of the paranoia, fear, and injustice that characterized Stalin's regime, showing the human cost of political purges and the absurdity of the bureaucratic system.