The Resource The secret speech, Tom Rob Smith

The secret speech, Tom Rob Smith

Label
The secret speech
Title
The secret speech
Statement of responsibility
Tom Rob Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is 1956. Three years earlier, MGB officer Leo Demidov put his life on the line to stop a killer. Now he strives to see justice done in the homicide department in Moscow he has been allowed to establish. Even more important is the life he is trying to build with his wife, Raisa, and their two adopted daughters, Zoya and Elena. But the dark legacy of his former career in the secret police cannot be forgotten so easily. It will send his past crashing into the present, catapult him from the Siberian Gulags into the Hungarian uprising . . . and, most of all, threaten the life of someone he loves--B.I.P
Member of
Summary
The Soviet Union 1956: after Stalin's death, a violent regime is beginning to fracture. Stalin's successor Khrushchev pledges reform. But there are forces at work that are unable to forgive or forget the past. Leo Demidov, former MGB officer, is facing his own turmoil. His adopted daughters have yet to forgive him for his part in the brutal murder of their parents. They are not alone. Leo, his wife, and their family are in grave danger from someone with a grudge. Someone transformed beyond recognition into the perfect model of vengeance. Leo's desperate mission to save his family will take him from the harsh Siberian Gulags, to the depths of the criminal underworld, to the centre of the Hungarian uprising - and into a hell where redemption is as brittle as glass.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
304607
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Tom Rob
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6119.M586
LC item number
S43 2009
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Leo Demidov thrillers
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Secret service
  • Soviet Union
  • Historical fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The secret speech, Tom Rob Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn271812169
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
407 p.
Isbn
9780446402408
Lccn
2008048329
System control number
(OCoLC)271812169
Label
The secret speech, Tom Rob Smith
Publication
Control code
ocn271812169
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
407 p.
Isbn
9780446402408
Lccn
2008048329
System control number
(OCoLC)271812169

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