City of Thieves: A Novel

City of Thieves: A Novel

David Benioff

From the severely acclaimed writer of The twenty fifth Hour, an enthralling novel approximately battle, braveness, survival — and a extraordinary friendship that ripples throughout a lifetime.

throughout the Nazis’ brutal siege of Leningrad, Lev Beniov is arrested for looting and thrown into a similar telephone as a good-looking deserter named Kolya. rather than being carried out, Lev and Kolya are given a shot at saving their very own lives by means of complying with an outrageous directive: safe a dozen eggs for a strong Soviet colonel to take advantage of in his daughter’s marriage ceremony cake. In a urban bring to a halt from all offers and affliction incredible deprivation, Lev and Kolya embark on a hunt throughout the dire lawlessness of Leningrad and in the back of enemy traces to discover the impossible.

by way of turns insightful and humorous, exciting and terrifying, City of Thieves is a gripping, cinematic global struggle II experience and an intimate coming-of-age tale with an completely modern consider for a way boys turn into men.

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