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The President's last love

Author: Andreĭ Kurkov
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Moscow, 2013, Bunin, the Ukrainian President, has joined other heads of state in an open air swimming pool to drink vodka and celebrate with Putin. During his rise to power Bunin has juggled with formidable and eccentric political and personal challenges. His troubles with his family and his women combine with his difficulties with corrupt businessmen and demanding international allies, but it is his recent heart  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Satire
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andreĭ Kurkov
ISBN: 9780099485049 0099485044
OCLC Number: 301609014
Language Note: Translated from the Russian.
Description: 440 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Andrey Kurkov.

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Bunin, the Ukrainian President, has joined other heads of state in an open air swimming pool to drink vodka and celebrate with Putin. His troubles with his family and his women combine with his  Read more...

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"A bittersweet work, tough and touching at the same time. Kurkov's style is spare and effective, drawing us with deceptive ease into a dense, complex world full of wonderful characters" -- Michael Read more...

 
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