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The Innocent (David Szalay)

The Innocent (David Szalay)

Author(s): David Szalay

Location(s): Russia

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern



A well researched book about an extraordinary environment and how it affects the lives of ordinary people doing ordinary things with huge consequences. About ordinary people going about their daily lives against a thunderous state backdrop.

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Berlin is beautifully evoked

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Really thought provoking and so chillingly evocative of Russia. -Lil-the-reader-

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021