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The Life of an Unknown Man

The Life of an Unknown Man

Jilted by his girlfriend and disillusioned by modern France, the writer Shutov revisits St Petersburg after twenty 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, a
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Fiction: Special Features / Fiction In Translation

On Sale: 14th October 2010

Price: £10.99

ISBN-13: 9781848946132

Reviews

Makine's laconic, sardonic portrait of the new Russia is laced with fury...a bold and eloquent novel
Helen Dunmore, <i>Guardian</i>
Makine is a consummate literary artist, but he is teacher as well as storyteller and, best of all, enchanter
Allan Massie, <i>Scotsman</i>
Thrilling...Makine's most beautiful novel since Le Testament Français
<i>Le Figaro</i>