Under A Blood Red Sky: 'Escapism at its best' Glamour (Paperback)
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Under A Blood Red Sky: 'Escapism at its best' Glamour (Paperback)

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Paperback 528 Pages / Published: 06/10/2008
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*** THE Sunday Times TOP TEN BESTSELLING AUTHOR ***

'Historical, epic fiction - it doesn't get much better than this' The Bookseller

Discover a brilliant story of love, danger, courage and betrayal, from the internationally bestselling author of The Betrayal.
*****

Davinsky Labour Camp, Siberia, 1933
Sofia Morozova knows she has to escape. Only two things have sustained her through the bitter cold, aching hunger and hard labour: the prospect of one day walking free; and the stories told by her friend Anna, beguiling tales of a charmed upbringing in Petrograd - and of Anna's fervent love for a passionate revolutionary, Vasily.

So when Anna falls gravely ill, Sofia makes a promise to escape the camp and find Vasily: to chase the memory that has for so long spun hope in both their hearts. But Sofia knows that times have changed. Russia, gripped by the iron fist of Communism, is no longer the country of her friend's childhood. Her perilous search takes her from industrial factories to remote villages, where she discovers a web of secrecy and lies, but also bonds of courage and loyalty - and an overwhelming love that threatens her promise to Anna.


Further praise for Kate Furnivall:
'Wonderful . . . hugely ambitious and atmospheric' Kate Mosse
'Superb storytelling' Dinah Jefferies
'A thrilling plot ... Fast-paced with a sinister edge' Times
'A thrilling, compelling read. Wonderful!' Lesley Pearse
'Gripping . . . poignant, beautifully written ...will capture the reader to the last' Sun
'Truly captivating' Elle
'Perfect escapist reading' Marie Claire
'An achingly beautiful epic' New Woman
'A rollicking good read' Daily Telegraph

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780751540444
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 356 g
Dimensions: 198 x 135 x 36 mm


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“Magnificent. ”

I read this book years ago (made the mistake of lending it to a friend and it never returned) but it still sticks in my mind. Although I read this in my mid-teenage years, I can strongly recommend this as a must-read.... More

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“i loved this”

this book is amazing it provides the right mix of fiction and fact in a period of history which was horrific cold and barbaric and is not very often written about. the details given were thought provoking without... More

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“Under a Blood Red Sky”

The story is set in 1930s Communist Russia - and starts in one of the Labour Camps that house thousands of woman taken prisoner by Stalin's Army. I'm ashamed to say that I had no prior knowledge of this... More

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