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City of Thieves: A Novel

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 69,832 Ratings and 8,702 Reviews

Book Description
From the critically acclaimed author of The 25th Hour, a captivating novel about war, courage, survival - and a remarkable friendship that ripples across a lifetime.

During the Nazis' brutal siege of Leningrad, Lev Beniov is arrested for looting and thrown into the same cell as a handsome deserter named Kolya. Instead of being executed, Lev and Kolya are given a shot a... More
Book Information
PublisherPlume Books
BindingPaperback (20 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages272
Publication Date03/31/2009
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About David Benioff (Author) : David Benioff is a published author of children's books. A published credit of David Benioff is City of Thieves: A Novel.
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7/16/2009 Gaby Chapman said:
This is a great book for an older teen-age boy who already likes to read. Set during the German siege of Leningrad during the Second World War, this novel requires some prior knowledge in order to understand the story. No explanation is given for communism, bolshevism, the Russian secret police, or ... more

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