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Review: Child 44

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Joe Hartlaub

The beginning of CHILD 44, Oxford graduate Tom Rob Smith's debut novel, is unrelentingly grim. It is a doubletime, stifflegged forced march through the forbidding and unforgiving landscape of Soviet Ukraine in 1933, featuring a description of two brothers who are trying to catch a stray cat. They are, you see, very, very hungry. "Smith manages to infuse the story with unique twists and turns that ... Read full review

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Un thriller politist cu intorsaturi de situatie spectaculoase, inspirat din fapte reale, in care un om care munceste cu sarg la construirea comunismului sovietic, la finalul perioadei staliniste, se trezeste dintr-odata de cealalta parte a baricadei, de partea celor persecutati.

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Great Book
I found this one day while shopping and its easily my favorite book it'll keep you hooked till the very end. Very great book i'd highly recommend it

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Excellent Read. Historically innovative and accurate. I am a history buff and love the old soviet era, and this book put me in the middle of Moscow after WWII - I loved it.

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