'The Unofficial Side' is a short story by Arthur Ransome, and is the only story he wrote involving the Russian Revolution. It is written in the form of a sailing yarn related to the narrator by Hurst, a paid hand in the narrator's small private yacht.

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'The Unofficial Side', along with a second Hurst story 'Two Shorts and a Long' is published in Coots in the North and other stories.

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