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The life of an unknown man

Author: Andreï Makine
Publisher: London : Sceptre, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jilted by his girlfriend and disillusioned by modern France, the writer Shutov revisits St Petersburg after 20 years in exile, hoping to reconnect with his roots and the woman he loved in his youth. But she, and the brash new Russia that greets him, are not what he was expecting at all.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andreï Makine
ISBN: 9780340998786 0340998784 9781444709759 1444709755 9781444700480 1444700480
OCLC Number: 645700049
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: vi, 250 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Vie d'un homme inconnu.
Responsibility: Andreï Makine ; translated by Geoffrey Strachan.

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An extraordinary story of love and endurance during the Siege of Leningrad lies at the heart of a magnificent novel about Russia past and present, and the human condition.  Read more...

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