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Black sun

Author: Owen Matthews
Publisher: London : Bantam Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1961. Hidden deep within the forests of central Soviet Russia is a place that doesn't appear on any map: a city called Arzamas-16. Here a community of dedicated scientists, technicians and engineers are building the most powerful nuclear device the world will ever see - 3,000 times more powerful than Hiroshima.
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Thrillers (Fiction)
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Owen Matthews
ISBN: 1787631834 9781787631830 9781787631823 1787631826
OCLC Number: 1065723011
Description: 321 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Owen Matthews.

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And so Major Alexander Vasin - a mostly good KGB officer - is despatched to Arzamas to investigate. Intricately researched, cunningly plotted and brilliantly told, Black Sun is a fast-paced and  Read more...

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Fact and fiction combine to keep the pages turning in this impressive debut thriller. -- Antonia Senior * THE TIMES 'Best Historical Fiction of the Year' * One of the best thrillers of recent years . Read more...

 
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