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In 1869, an exiled Russian novelist returns to St Petersburg to collect the effects of his dead stepson, Pavel. But the stepson's incriminating papers have been found by the Tsarist police and the novelist finds himself drawn into an underworld of suspicion, revolution and danger.

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In 1869, an exiled Russian novelist returns to St Petersburg to collect the effects of his dead stepson, Pavel. But the stepson's incriminating papers have been found by the Tsarist police and the novelist finds himself drawn into an underworld of suspicion, revolution and danger.

About the Author

J.M. Coetzees work includes Waiting for the Barbarians, The Life & Times of Michael K, Boyhood: Scenes from Provincial Life, Youth, and Disgrace which won the Booker Prize, making him the first author to have won it twice.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780749396329
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
General Fiction
Author:
J.M.Coetzee
Author:
Coetzee, J. M.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19970820
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 x .62 in .4375 lb

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"Synopsis" by , In 1869, an exiled Russian novelist returns to St Petersburg to collect the effects of his dead stepson, Pavel. But the stepson's incriminating papers have been found by the Tsarist police and the novelist finds himself drawn into an underworld of suspicion, revolution and danger.
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