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Red sky at noon

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An epic adventure story set against the most awful war in history. Ridiculously good Dan Snow'The black earth was already baking and the sun was just rising when they mounted their horses and rode across the grasslands towards the horizon on fire Imprisoned in the Gulags for a crime he did not commit, Benya Golden joins a penal battalion made up of Cossacks and convicts to fight the Nazis. He enrols in the Russian cavalry, and on a hot summer day in July 1942, he and his band of brothers are sent on a desperate mission behind enemy lines.Switching between Benya's war in the grasslands of Southern Russia, and Stalin's plans in the Kremlin, between Benya's intense affair with an Italian nurse and a romance between Stalin's daughter and a journalist also on the Eastern Front, this is a sweeping story of passion, bravery and human survival where personal betrayal is a constant companion, and death just a heartbeat away.Praise for Red Sky at Noon'Red Sky at Noon is an epic adventure story set against the backdrop of the most awful war in human history. The master historian shape-shifting into the brilliant novelist. Ridiculously good. Dan Snow'The gripping final instalment of the Moscow Trilogy tells of a man wrongly imprisoned in the Gulags and his fight for redemption. Meticulously researched ... In this searing tale of love and war, most moving is the redemptive relationship between a soldier and a nurse that blooms amid the brutality. An homage to the author's favourite Russian writers and the Western masterpieces of Larry McMurtry, Cormac McCarthy and Elmore Leonard, such influences pervade this atmospheric tale told in the author's distinct own voice.' - Observer'Mythic and murderous violence in Russiathere are power-drunk Nazis and Soviet traitors, including a particularly memorable villain Written with brio & deep knowledge of its fascinating subject matter a deeply satisfying pageturner.' -

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Hardback
ISBN-10:
1780894724
ISBN-13:
9781780894720
Publisher:
Century

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An epic adventure story set against the most awful war in history. Ridiculously good Dan Snow'The black earth was already baking and the sun was just rising when they mounted their horses and rode across the grasslands towards the horizon on fire Imprisoned in the Gulags for a crime he did not commit, Benya Golden joins a penal battalion made up of Cossacks and convicts to fight the Nazis. He enrols in the Russian cavalry, and on a hot summer day in July 1942, he and his band of brothers are sent on a desperate mission behind enemy lines.Switching between Benya's war in the grasslands of Southern Russia, and Stalin's plans in the Kremlin, between Benya's intense affair with an Italian nurse and a romance between Stalin's daughter and a journalist also on the Eastern Front, this is a sweeping story of passion, bravery and human survival where personal betrayal is a constant companion, and death just a heartbeat away.Praise for Red Sky at Noon'Red Sky at Noon is an epic adventure story set against the backdrop of the most awful war in human history. The master historian shape-shifting into the brilliant novelist. Ridiculously good. Dan Snow'The gripping final instalment of the Moscow Trilogy tells of a man wrongly imprisoned in the Gulags and his fight for redemption. Meticulously researched ... In this searing tale of love and war, most moving is the redemptive relationship between a soldier and a nurse that blooms amid the brutality. An homage to the author's favourite Russian writers and the Western masterpieces of Larry McMurtry, Cormac McCarthy and Elmore Leonard, such influences pervade this atmospheric tale told in the author's distinct own voice.' - Observer'Mythic and murderous violence in Russiathere are power-drunk Nazis and Soviet traitors, including a particularly memorable villain Written with brio & deep knowledge of its fascinating subject matter a deeply satisfying pageturner.' -

Condition:
New
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1780894724
ISBN-13:
9781780894720
Publisher:
Century

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