The Life of an Unknown Man, Paperback / softback Book

The Life of an Unknown Man Paperback / softback


One night in St Petersburg, two men meet, both adrift in the brash new Russia: Shutov, a writer visiting after years of exile in Paris, and Volsky, an elderly survivor of the Siege of Leningrad and Stalin's purges.

His life story - one of extreme suffering, courage and an extraordinary love - he considers unremarkable.

To Shutov it is a revelation, the tale of an unsung hero that puts everything into perspective and suggests where true happiness lies.


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