Ascent : From the creator of Bodyguard and Line of Duty Paperback / softback
by Jed Mercurio
A truly stunning novel of one man's dangerous obsession with immortality, from the BAFTA award-winning creator of Bodyguard and Line of DutyONE OF THE GUARDIAN'S '1000 NOVELS EVERYONE MUST READ' `A completely gripping, read-at-once novel' The Times Yefgenii Yeremin is a flyer and a phantom. Destined to go down in Soviet history books as `Ivan the Terrible', the most deadly fighter pilot of the Korean War, one moment of madness sees Yefgenii throwing his reputation to the wind.
Exiled to a remote Arctic base, his name unknown and victories uncelebrated, he must endure a fate worse than death: anonymity. But when a man arrives from Moscow's Space Committee in search of a volunteer prepared to sacrifice himself for his country, Yefgenii seizes his one last chance of immortality.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 07/02/2008
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099468523
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