The Zoo (Paperback)
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The Zoo (Paperback)

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Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 03/05/2018
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An Observer and Spectator Book of the Year Shortlisted for the Historical Writing Association Gold Crown Award Meet Yuri Zipit. A boy who's had a bang on the head in a collision with a Moscow milk truck. He has a kind face, makes friends easily, and likes to help. People want to tell him their secrets. Including the Great Leader himself, who takes a shine to Yuri when he employs him for his natural talents. In his new job, Yuri will witness it all - betrayals, body doubles, buffoonery. Who knew that a man could be in five places at once? That someone could break your nose as a sign of friendship? That people could be disinvented . . .? The Zoo is a brilliantly cutting satire told through the voice of one incredible boy.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571334469
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 192 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 14 mm
Edition: Main

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“The boy who will not give up on hope...”

" The Zoo " is not about animals, literally speaking. The setting is of communist Russia comes alive in Christopher Wilson's new novel following the story of Yuri a simple child strangely optimistic in... More

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“Stalinist Russia through the eyes of innocence”

This is a weirdly fascinating, satirical work about a brain damaged 12-year old boy (Yuri) who comes to the attention of a dying Stalin, due to his lack of social inhibition, becoming the Iron Man’s food taster and... More

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