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Russia, Churchill's 'riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma' is a country with a remarkable history and a rich literary heritage. It's also the Market Focus of this year's London International Book Fair, so we've put together some of the very best books by and about Russians and their homeland. Wonder at the defiant poetry of Anna Akhmatova, take a frozen journey beyond the Urals with Dervla Murphy or explore a sinister possible future with Dymitry Bykov's Living Souls.

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She Lover Of Death: The Further...
(Paperback)
Boris Akunin; Andrew Bromfield
 
Can Fandorin infiltrate a secret society to save Moscow's youth? A dark and decadent detective story from the master of Russian crime fiction.
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The Heart of a Dog
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Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov; Andrey...
A rich, successful Moscow professor befriends a stray dog and attempts a scientific first by transplanting into it the testicles and pituitary gland of a recently deceased man. A distinctly...
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Young Stalin
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Simon Sebag Montefiore
Vital prequel to the internationally bestselling biography STALIN: COURT OF THE RED TSAR
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Mary
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Vladimir Nabokov
 
Lev Ganin is a young officer sharing a boarding house in Berlin with a host of Russian emigres. Alone in his room, he dreams of his first love, Mary. Awash...
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Rudolf Nureyev: The Life
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Julie Kavanagh
 
Born on a train in Stalin's Russia, Rudolf Nureyev was ballet's pop icon. Nureyev's achievements and conquests became legendary: he rose out of Tatar peasant poverty to become the Kirov's...
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Hammer and Tickle: A History of...
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Ben Lewis
 
The book that immerses the Cold War in the warm bath of nostalgia.
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Collected Poems in English
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Joseph Brodsky
 
In this collection are all the poems notorious Russian poet Joseph Brodsky published in English.
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Lenin: A Biography
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Robert Service
 
The critically acclaimed biography of Lenin by one of the greatest Russian history experts and bestselling author of Trotsky, Stalin and Comrades.
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Life and Fate
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Vasily Grossman
 
A novel that focuses on overshadowing the lives of a huge cast of Russian and German characters which looms the battle of Stalingrad.
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Pro eto / That's what
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Mayakovsky, V.
 
A bilingual edition, translated by L. Gureyeva and G. Hyde. Also contains Alexander Rodchenko`s extraordinary photomontages.
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Red Cavalry and Other Stories
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Isaac Babel; Efraim Sicher; David...
 
Throughout his life Isaac Babel was torn by opposing forces, by the desire both to remain faithful to his Jewish roots and yet to be free of them. This duality...
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In Siberia
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Colin Thubron
An account of author's 15,000-mile journey through an astonishing country - one twelfth of the land surface of the whole earth. It is the story of a people moving through...
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Molotov's Magic Lantern: A Journey in...
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Rachel Polonsky
 
When Rachel Polonsky went to live in Moscow, she found an apartment block in Romanov Street, once a residence of the Soviet elite. One of those ghostly neighbours was Stalin's...
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A Russian Diary
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Anna Politkovskaya; Jon Snow
 
Covering the period from the Russian parliamentary elections of December 2003 to the tragic aftermath of the Beslan school siege in late 2005, this title is an unflinching record of...
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Resurrection
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Leo Tolstoy; Anthony Briggs
 
Tells the story of a nobleman's attempt to redeem the suffering his youthful philandering inflicted on a peasant girl who ends up a prisoner in Siberia. This title describes the...
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Blood Red, Snow White
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Marcus Sedgwick
 
The Russian Revolution - fairy tale, spy thriller, love story - one man's life during the last days of the Romanovs.
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