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Moskva

Moskva
  • Author(s): Jack Grimwood
  • Location(s): Russia, Moscow
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): 1980s

‘Peppered with memorable characters, carved with precision, … highly recommended’ Shots Magazine ‘Given that the definitive thriller in 1980’s Moscow already exists (Gorky Park), Moskva looks like a crazy gamble. But it’s one that comes off’ Sunday Times ‘A...

Murder on the Strike of Five

Murder on the Strike of Five
  • Author(s): M P Peacock
  • Location(s): Moscow, Russia
  • Genre(s): Historical, Mystery
  • Era(s): 1917

Moscow, Russia, February 1917. As the tinder-box of Revolution ignites, Inspector Vladimir Lesnoy gets a vital lead in an investigation he has been working on for years – the case of a brutal serial killer. Aboard the Trans-Siberian Express,...

Nevertell

Nevertell
  • Author(s): Katharine Orton
  • Location(s): Siberia
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): 2nd half 20th century

A gorgeous, snowy adventure, set in the wilds of Siberia, full of magic and wonder, for junior readers. A world of magic is only a whisper away… Born in a Soviet prison camp, Lina has never seen the world...

Oblomov

Oblomov
  • Author(s): Ivan Goncharov
  • Location(s): Russia
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1859

Ilya Ilyich Oblomov is a member of Russia’s dying aristocracy – a man so lazy that he has given up his job in the Civil Service, neglected his books, insulted his friends and found himself in debt. Too apathetic...

On All Fronts

On All Fronts
  • Author(s): Clarissa Ward
  • Location(s): Russia, China, Syria
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction
  • Era(s): 21st Century

“On All Fronts takes the reader on a riveting journey of storytelling. . . From Russia to China to Syria, navigate the most intense of human experiences while finding the tools to stay emotional.”–Lynsey Addario, author of It’s...

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • Author(s): Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  • Location(s): Russia
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1940s/ 1950s

Bringing into harsh focus the daily struggle for existence in a Soviet gulag, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich is translated by Ralph Parker in Penguin Modern Classics. This brutal, shattering glimpse of the fate...

Peter the Great: His Life and World

Peter the Great: His Life and World
  • Author(s): Robert K Massie
  • Location(s): Russia
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 17th / 18th centuries

Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia, Robert K. Massie unfolds the extraordinary story of Peter the Great. A volatile feudal tsar with a taste for barbaric torture; a progressive and enlightened reformer of government...

Rasputin’s Daughter

Rasputin’s Daughter
  • Author(s): Robert Alexander
  • Location(s): Russia
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
  • Era(s): Post Russian Revolution

Called “brilliant” by USA Today, Robert Alexander’s historical novel The Kitchen Boy swept readers back to the doomed world of the Romanovs. His latest masterpiece once again conjures those turbulent days in a fictional drama of extraordinary depth and...

Rendezvous in Russia

Rendezvous in Russia
  • Author(s): Lauren St John
  • Location(s): St Petersburg (Leningrad)
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): Contemporary

From Cornwall to Russia. Laura, her faithful husky Skye and Tariq are whirled into a breathtaking mystery adventure when they join the film crew on the set of THE ARISTOCRATIC THIEF about an art heist that could never be...

Romanov

Romanov
  • Author(s): Nadine Brandes
  • Location(s): Russia
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical, Young Adult
  • Era(s): Russian Revolution

Anastasia “Nastya” Romanov was given a single mission: to smuggle an ancient spell into her suitcase on her way to exile in Siberia. It might be her family’s only salvation. But the leader of the Bolshevik army is after...

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