Trotsky despite a charismatic man, with abundant literary gifts, including polemics and oratory, absolutely committed to revolution he is perhaps the most understudied among the soviet revolutionaries. Robert Service made a brave and honest effort to bring Trotsky to light by using new archival sources like family letters, secret speeches, party and military correspondence and medical records.
His fearless leadership and organizational skills and his significant roles in the October Revolution and the Red Army were celebrated.
Dc Books published the Malayalam version of the bestselling title under the title Trotsky jeevacharithram. It is translated beautifully by P.T.Thomas without losing the essence of the original. It was released in the 24th DC International Books Fair and Cultural Fest held at the Marine Drive Ground Ernakulam.