Death and the Penguin

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Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Hardback Published on: 28/04/2022
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Synopsis

All that stands between one man and murder by the mafia is a penguin. Viktor is an aspiring writer in Ukraine with only Misha, his pet penguin, for company. Although he would prefer to write short stories, he earns a living composing obituaries for a newspaper. He longs to see his work published, yet the subjects of his obituaries continue to cling to life. But when he opens the newspaper to see his work in print for the first time, his pride swiftly turns to terror. He and Misha have been drawn into a trap from which there appears to be no escape.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781784878283
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Weight: 170g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 15 mm

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Death and the Penguin
Death and the Penguin
This is a black comedy I just couldn’t put down. The best book I have read in a long time. I was so disappointed when I finished it - and then I discovered... READ MORE
Anne Ayres
Death and the Penguin
Must read
Befitting, as it may, the novel takes place in Kyiv, Ukraine. I'm not going to deny that I read this lead by the urge not to let myself forget Ukraine and ... READ MORE
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So this book had been on my radar for a while but I was not sure it was something for me. However, when Between The Covers picked it for their 6th series I... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp
Death and the Penguin
A book you can reread again and again
I’ve loved this book for years. I first read it when I was about 16, a good decade and a half ago. Since then I’ve read it about 5 or 6 times. To me it’s a... READ MORE
Anna White