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Rasputin Dagger

by Theresa Breslin

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ISBN: 9780552565257
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Her only hope is to travel to St Petersburg, to escape the past and find a future.Stefan Kolodin is a medical student - young and idealistic, he wants change for Russia and its people. Amidst the chaos of a city in revolt, their lives collide.
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  • Paperback
    $18.40
ISBN: 9780552565257
ANNOTATION:
Her only hope is to travel to St Petersburg, to escape the past and find a future.Stefan Kolodin is a medical student - young and idealistic, he wants change for Russia and its people. Amidst the chaos of a city in revolt, their lives collide.

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Her only hope is to travel to St Petersburg, to escape the past and find a future.Stefan Kolodin is a medical student - young and idealistic, he wants change for Russia and its people. Amidst the chaos of a city in revolt, their lives collide.

Publisher Description

Shortlisted for the Historical Association's Young Quills Award 2018Russia, 1916. Nina Ivanovna?s world is in turmoil. Her only hope is to travel to St Petersburg, to escape the past and find a future.Stefan Kolodin is a medical student - young and idealistic, he wants change for Russia and its people.Amidst the chaos of a city in revolt, their lives collide. And a stormy relationship develops . . . full of passion and politics.But soon Nina is drawn in to the glamorous, lavish lives of the Russian royal family - where she begins to fall under the spell of their mysterious monk, Grigory Rasputin. The ruby-studded dagger he carries - beautiful and deadly - could save her and Stefan from a cursed life . . . or condemn them to it.'An outstanding writer - simply superb? Independent

Author Biography

Theresa Breslin is the Carnegie Medal winning author of over forty books for children & young adults whose work has appeared on stage, radio and TV. Her books are hugely popular with young people, librarians and teachers. Remembrance, her top selling YA novel of youth in WW1, has now been reissued to include Book Notes. The Dream Master was shortlisted for the Children's Book Award. Divided City was shortlisted for ten book awards, winning two outright.

Review

There will no doubt be many more novels about the [Russian] revolution this year and this will be at the forefront. Books for Keeps Rich with historical detail this fascinating and epic tale will sweep you away whilst reminding us of the chaos and turmoil of the Russian Revolution. Riveting. South Wales Evening Post Breslin's young adult book takes on some big themes from Russian history and makes them accessible to all. Irish Independent Theresa Breslin gives a gripping account of Nina's life in St Petersburg amongst the growing unrest of The Russian Revolution, seamlessly blending historical events and traditional folk tales with a dramatic plot. This meticulously researched book is a must-read for historical fiction fans and a great way to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution. Scottish Book Trust (Children's Book of the Month) A thrilling tale of political action and love . . . Breslin evokes compassion for the hapless Imperial family, without losing sense of the crisis facing Russia's people, and seamlessly inserts her characters into the events leading to the rise of the Bolsheviks Financial Times

Review Text

A thrilling tale of political action and love . . . Breslin evokes compassion for the hapless Imperial family, without losing sense of the crisis facing Russia's people, and seamlessly inserts her characters into the events leading to the rise of the Bolsheviks

Promotional "Headline"

Carnegie Medal winner Theresa Breslin returns with an extraordinary story of love, loss and friendship set during the chaos and turmoil of the Russian Revolution

Product Details

Author
Theresa Breslin
Year
2017
ISBN-10
0552565253
ISBN-13
9780552565257
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2017-08-10
Audience Age
12
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Pages
400
Media
Book
Publisher
Penguin Random House Children's Uk
Language
English
Audience
Children/Juvenile
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