Child 44 (Paperback)Tom Rob Smith (author)
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For fans of Robert Harris, John Le Carre and Martin Cruz Smith comes a gripping thriller set in Moscow, 1953. Under Stalin's terrifying regime families live in fear. When the all-powerful State claims there is no such thing as crime, who dares disagree?
An ambitious secret police officer, Leo Demidov has spent his career arresting anyone who steps out of line. Suddenly his world is turned upside down when he uncovers evidence of a killer at large. Now, with only his wife at his side, Leo must risk both their lives to save the lives of others.
Inspired by a real-life investigation, Child 44 is a relentless story of love, hope and bravery in a totalitarian world. It is a thriller unlike any you have ever read.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 350 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 35 mm
Edition: Film Tie-In
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Highly recommend this book to any thriller lover. Child 44 has a fantastic, twist in the tale ending, which will come as a delight to any reader who loves this. Through Tom Rob Smith's skilful manipulation of... More
“Superb, yet utterly chilling.”
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Absolutely amazing book. Fantastically written and hard to put down.
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