The Good Angel of Death (Paperback)

Andrey Kurkov

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When Kolya moves into a new flat in Kiev, he discovers an annotated manuscript hidden inside a copy of War and Peace and decides to track down its author, even if it means digging up the grave of a Ukranian nationalist who died in mysterious circumstances. An exhumation reveals that an item of great national importance is buried near a fort in Kazakstan so when, during his night shift as a security guard, Kolya is threatened with mysterious phone calls, he sets off on what turns out to be a very bizarre journey. Along the way he meets a host of unlikely characters including Bedouins, ex-KGB officers and a spirit-like companion in the form of a chameleon. From the author of cult bestseller, Death and the Penguin.


Product Details

  • Product code: BGRGW
  • ISBN: 9780099513490
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.8cm x 12.9cm
  • Pages: 384
  • Publish date: Thu Aug 05 00:00:00 BST 2010
  • Book points: 8

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