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About the Book



Includes a reading group guide and an excerpt from Agent 6.



Book Synopsis



In a country ruled by fear, no one is innocent.

Stalin's Soviet Union is an official paradise, where citizens live free from crime and fear only one thing: the all-powerful state. Defending this system is idealistic security officer Leo Demidov, a war hero who believes in the iron fist of the law. But when a murderer starts to kill at will and Leo dares to investigate, the State's obedient servant finds himself demoted and exiled. Now, with only his wife at his side, Leo must fight to uncover shocking truths about a killer-and a country where "crime" doesn't exist.



Review Quotes



"One of the rare pleasures of the book-reviewing trade is first hearing all sorts of advance hype about a novel and then finding out that every word was true."--Chicago Tribune

"Sensational...crackling...Smith's prose is propulsive...his real genius is his careful potting...an elaborate mystery."--Entertainment Weekly



About The Author



International #1 bestselling author Tom Rob Smith graduated from Cambridge University in 2001 and lives in London. His novels in the Child 44 trilogy were New York Times bestsellers and international publishing sensations. Among its many honors, Child 44 won the ITW 2009 Thriller Award for Best First Novel, The Strand Magazine 2008 Critics Award for Best First Novel, the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
Dimensions (Overall): 8 Inches (H) x 5.2 Inches (W) x 1.3 Inches (D)
Weight: .9 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 468
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
Sub-Genre: Politics, Legal + Courtroom + Crime, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Mystery + Crime, Action + Thrillers
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Format: Paperback
Author: Tom Rob Smith
Language: English
Street Date: December 13, 2011
TCIN: 13910489
UPC: 9780446572767
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-0260
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 8 inches length x 5 inches width x 1.25 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.24 pounds
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