Evil dwelling

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Dalrymple’s Spiegelgasse perambulation: ‘Here [“der Führer der russischen Revolution”] lodged in spartan conditions.’ The monster was ‘reluctant to spend any party funds on himself: a proof, if any were needed, that there are worse vices than simony, peculation, and defalcation of funds’.

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‘One of the students asked me what I was reading…’

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