Krylov, A.N. Books1999 0-7734-3240-X
The memoirs of A. N. Krylov, outstanding scientist and reformer of the Russian navy, expose the author’s professional world. The author gives vivid portraits of some of his contemporaries, whose destinies reflect the ‘triumph and tragedy’ of the pre-Revolutionary Russian intelligentsia. The excellent craftsmanship of the writing delighted generations of readers.