John Cournos (review date 1934)
SOURCE: Cournos, John. Winter in Moscow. The Criterion: 1922-1939 (1967): 670-73.
[In the following review of Winter in Moscow, originally pubished in 1934, Cournos praises Muggeridge for his blunt honesty and his humor in describing the actions of the Soviet government.]
There is something refreshing in Mr. Muggeridge's approach to the problem of Russian Communism which, during his eight months' tenure as Moscow correspondent of the Manchester Guardian, he has had ample opportunity to observe in practice, on and behind the scene. Whereas other writers who visited Russia for brief terms under the personal guidance of the Intourist or for long stays...
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