Dmitri and the Milk-Drinkers
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Dmitri and the Milk-Drinkers

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Witty and irreverent, this is the first in an irresistible crime series set in Tsarist Russia in the 1890s from the award-winning Michael Pearce.


Tsarist Russia in the 1890s. Dmitri Kameron, a young lawyer, must deal with the disappearance of a well-connected young woman. She has been shipped off to Siberia, in one of the prison wagons outside the Court House. But is this a bureaucratic bungle or something more calculated?


On a journey to the furthest outposts of Russia, Dimitri's search becomes horribly complicated. To unearth the truth in a treacherous world of Russian officialdom he is forced to make some strange allies, not least among them the redoubtable Milk-Drinkers...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 13mm | 150g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0008259356
  • 9780008259358
  • 673,346

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`Impeccable historical details ... enjoyable reading' Sunday Telegraph


`A wily protagonist and racing narrative combine for perfect entertainment' Time Out


`Ingeniously imagined and zestfully written' Literary Review
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About Michael Pearce

Michael Pearce was raised in Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, where his fascination for language began. He later trained as a Russian interpreter but moved away from languages to follow an academic career, first as a lecturer in English and the History of Ideas, and then as an administrator. Michael Pearce now lives in London and is best known as the author of the award-winning Mamur Zapt books.
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