Praised in over a dozen countries around the world, longlisted for the Man BookerPrize, named a Globe and Mail Book of the Year and distinguished as a nationalbestseller, The People’s Act of Love has been compared to the works of such Russianmasters as Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky. In a Siberian town caught between a zealouscult and bullying soldiers, a stranger named Samarin arrives. Claiming to bean escapee from an isolated prison camp, pursued in his flight by a bloodthirstycannibal, he unleashes a storm of suspicion and terror. The People’s Act of Loveis an epic drama of desire and sacrifice, full of hot blood and magnetic characters,played out against one of the most remote landscapes on earth.
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JAMES MEEK is a prize-winning novelist and reporter. He is the author of three acclaimednovels, The People’s Act of Love, Drivetime and MacFarlane Boils the Sea, and two shortstory collections, Last Orders and The Museum of Doubt. Shortly after 9/11 he was sent toreport on the war in Afghanistan by The Guardian newspaper of London and followedthe campaign to the liberation of Kabul and beyond. In 2004 he was named ForeignCorrespondent and Amnesty Journalist of the Year for his reporting from Iraq andabout Guantánamo Bay. James Meek lives in London.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6395163
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006395163