Location(s): Kiev (Kyiv)
Era(s): Early 1990s
An exhilarating, darkly atmospheric debut novel set in Kiev. ‘An unforgettable story. The claustrophobia is palpable, and the characters are utterly convincing in this beautifully observed novel. Outstanding.’ —Claire Fuller ‘Something terrible is happening here. Something terrible has already...
Baba Dunja is a Chernobyl returnee. Together with a motley bunch of former neighbours, they set off to create a new life for themselves in the radioactive no-man’s land. Geiger counter and irradiated forest fruits be damned, there in...
Era(s): 1986 / present day
On 26th April 1986, reactor four exploded at the factory in Pripyat, Chernobyl. At the same time teenager Afia Bello vanished from her home without a trace. The damage from the nuclear fallout is examined over the following weeks,...
Location(s): Finland, Kiev (Kyiv), Paris
Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Historical
Era(s): Early 20th century
First published in 1936 this book is thought to be quite autobiographical. It is the story of young girl’s difficult relationship with her beautiful, but vain and shallow mother. The novel is set during the period of the First...
Location(s): Dubai, Kiev (Kyiv), Sussex
Former SAS trooper Aidan Snow returns in the thrilling follow up to the Kindle bestseller ‘Hetman’. Now an MI6 operative, Snow must locate & rescue an old SAS colleague before an Al-Qaeda cell can carry out acts of unprecedented...