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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
(Paperback)
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
(Paperback)
Simon Sebag Montefiore
Vital prequel to the internationally bestselling biography STALIN: COURT OF THE RED TSAR
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Life and Fate
(Paperback)
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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Doctor Zhivago
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Boris Pasternak; Richard Pevear;...
 
Banned in the Soviet Union until 1988, Doctor Zhivago is the epic story of the life and loves of a poet-physician during the turmoil of the Russian Revolution. Taking his...
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Lenin: A Biography
(Paperback)
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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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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Eugene Onegin: A Novel in Verse
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Alexander Pushkin; Stanley Mitchell;...
 
Set in 1820s Russia, this title follows the fates of three men and three women. It offers the reader many literary, philosophical, and autobiographical digressions, often in a highly satirical...
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Ten Days That Shook the World
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John Reed; A. Taylor; Vladimir Lenin
 
Presents an account of the Russian revolution. This book describes the events in Petrograd in November 1917, when Lenin and the Bolsheviks finally seized power.
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Yevtushenko: Selected Poems
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Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko;...
 
A selection of early works by Yevgeny Alexandrovich Yevtushenko that includes: "Zima Junction", "Waking", "Birthday", "Encounter", "The Companion", "Party Card" and "Babiy Yar".
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Chekhov: Scenes from a Life
(Paperback)
Rosamund Bartlett
 
This volume provides a cogent and insightful new biography of one of the great Russian writers.
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In Siberia
(Paperback)
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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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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The Night Watch
(Paperback)
Sergei Lukyanenko
 
Walking the streets of Moscow, indistinguishable from the rest of its population, are the Others. Possessors of supernatural powers and capable of entering the Twilight, a shadowy parallel world existing...
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