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City of Thieves

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Four months into the siege of Leningrad, the city is starving.

Seventeen-year-old Lev fears for his life when he is arrested for looting the body of a dead German paratrooper, while his charismatic cellmate, Kolya, a handsome young soldier arrested for desertion, seems bizarrely unafraid.

Dawn brings, instead of an execution squad, an impossible challenge. Lev and Kolya can find a dozen eggs for an NKVD colonel to use for his daughter's wedding cake, and live. Or fail, and die.

In the depths of the coldest winter in history, through a city cut off from all supplies and suffering appalling deprivation, man and boy embark on an absurd hunt. Their search will take them through desolate, lawless Leningrad and the devastated countryside surrounding it, in the captivating journey of two men trying to survive against desperate odds.

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'Complex and compelling. . . a thought-provoking novel that leaves its own lingering , haunting presence in the reader's imagination' ( Waterstone's Books Quarterly)

'David Benioff's glorious second novel is a wild action-packed quest and much else besides: a coming-of-age story, an odd-couple tale and a juicy footnote to the siege of Leningrad...Will keep your adrenaline pumping...This gut-churning thriller will sweep you along and, with any luck, propel Benioff into bestseller land' ( Kirkus - starred review)

'Told with compelling power' ( Sunday Telegraph)

'Expert tone. . . fine sense of pace." ( Financial Times)

'A hard-to-put-down novel . . . Benioff blends tense adventure, a bittersweet coming-of-age and an oddly touching buddy narrative to craft a smart crowd-pleaser' ( Publisher's Weekly)

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The long-awaited new novel by the critically-acclaimed author of THE 25TH HOUR, one of Hollywood's brightest screenwriting stars.

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Book Description Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 206 x 137 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. From the critically acclaimed author of The 25th Hour and When the Nines Roll Over, a captivating novel about war, courage, survival and a remarkable friendship that ripples across a lifetime. During the Nazis brutal siege of Leningrad, Lev Beniov is arrested for looting and thrown into the same cell as a handsome deserter named Kolya. Instead of being executed, Lev and Kolya are given a shot at saving their own lives by complying with an outrageous directive: secure a dozen eggs for a powerful Soviet colonel to use in his daughter s wedding cake. In a city cut off from all supplies and suffering unbelievable deprivation, Lev and Kolya embark on a hunt through the dire lawlessness of Leningrad and behind enemy lines to find the impossible. By turns insightful and funny, thrilling and terrifying, the New York Times bestseller City of Thieves is a gripping, cinematic World War II adventure and an intimate coming-of-age story with an utterly contemporary feel for how boys become men. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780452295292

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Book Description Penguin Putnam Inc. Paperback / softback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, City of Thieves, David Benioff, From the critically acclaimed author of "The 25th Hour "and "When the Nines Roll Over," a captivating novel about war, courage, survival and a remarkable friendship that ripples across a lifetime. During the Nazis brutal siege of Leningrad, Lev Beniov is arrested for looting and thrown into the same cell as a handsome deserter named Kolya. Instead of being executed, Lev and Kolya are given a shot at saving their own lives by complying with an outrageous directive: secure a dozen eggs for a powerful Soviet colonel to use in his daughter s wedding cake. In a city cut off from all supplies and suffering unbelievable deprivation, Lev and Kolya embark on a hunt through the dire lawlessness of Leningrad and behind enemy lines to find the impossible. By turns insightful and funny, thrilling and terrifying, the "New York Times "bestseller "City of Thieves" is a gripping, cinematic World War II adventure and an intimate coming-of-age story with an utterly contemporary feel for how boys become men.". Bookseller Inventory # B9780452295292

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