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    DescriptionIn 1952 Leningrad, Andrei, a young doctor, and Anna, a nursery school teacher, are forging a life together in the postwar, post-siege wreckage. Like millions of Russians, their happiness depends on avoiding the claws of Stalin's merciless Ministry of State Security. When Andrei is forced to treat the seriously ill child of a senior secret police officer, his every move is scrutinized, and it becomes painfully clear that his fate, and that of his family, is bound to the child's.

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    The Betrayal
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Helen Dunmore
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 607
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 218 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 703 g
    ISBN 13: 9781410444257
    ISBN 10: 1410444252

    DC21: 823.914
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.3
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: FV, FA
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11110
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 823/.914
    Ingram Subject Code: FH
    Libri: I-FH
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T Approval Code: P25208000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 69
    B&T Merchandise Category: LP
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Approval Code: V25042114
    BISAC V2.8: FIC014000, FIC019000
    LC classification: PR6054.U528 B48 2012
    Large type / large print
    Edition statement
    large type edition
    Thorndike Press
    Imprint name
    Thorndike Press
    Publication date
    04 January 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Waterville, ME
    Review quote
    --Short-listed for The Orwell Prize and The Commonwealth Writers' Prize (South Asia and Europe) --Long listed for the Man Booker Prize "An emotionally charged thriller, "The Betrayal" unfolds breathlessly and with great skill. . . . You don't want to put it down. . . . Elegant yet devastating."--"The Seattle Times" "Enormously readable, ["The Betrayal"] personalizes in intimate detail a harsh and important period in modern Russian history."--"Library Journal" "Beautifully crafted, gripping, moving, enlightening. Sure to be one of the best historical novels of the year."--"Time Out" (London) "Magnificent, brave, tender."--"Independent on Sunday" "Eloquently conveys . . . a terrible chapter in history. . . . This is a book that should be read and valued." --"Washington Times" "Historical fiction of the highest order." --"Kirkus Reviews" "A masterpiece. An extraordinarily powerful evocation of a time of unimaginable fear. We defy you toa