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The people's act of love

Author: James Meek; Gordon Griffin
Publisher: Rearsby [England] : Canongate, ℗2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Siberia 1919. In the outer reaches of a country recently torn apart by civil war live a small Christian sect and its enigmatic leader, Balashov. Stationed nearby is a regiment of Czech soldiers, desperate to get home but on the losing side of the recent conflict. Uncertainty prevails. Into this isolated community trudges Samarin, an escapee from Russia's northernmost gulag. Immediately apprehended, he is brought  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: James Meek; Gordon Griffin
ISBN: 9781846323485 1846323487
OCLC Number: 276641149
Cast: Narrated by Gordon Griffin.
Description: 13 audio discs (approximately 14 hr., 30 min.)
Responsibility: byJames Meek.

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Siberia 1919. In the outer reaches of a country recently torn apart by civil war live a small Christian sect and its enigmatic leader, Balashov. Stationed nearby is a regiment of Czech soldiers, desperate to get home but on the losing side of the recent conflict. Uncertainty prevails. Into this isolated community trudges Samarin, an escapee from Russia's northernmost gulag. Immediately apprehended, he is brought before Captain Matula, the regiment's megalomaniac commander. But the stranger's arrival has also caught the attention of others, including Anna, a beautiful young war widow. And when the local Shaman lies dead, suspicion and terror engulf the little town...

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