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The People's Act of Love

James Meek


List Price: 14.95*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (11/1/2005)
Compact Disc (12/1/2005)


Set during the waning days of the Russian revolution, Meek's utterly absorbing novel captivates with its depiction of human nature in all its wartime extremes. This original, literary page-turner succeeds both with its credible psychological detail and in its grandeur and sweep.--Publishers Weekly, starred review.

Praise For The People's Act of Love

The heft and passion of classic Russian literature . . . Anna Karenina set to the rollicking pace of a modern-day thriller. Epic yet heartbreakingly intimate . . It feels like a revolution.” Andrea Simakis, Plain Dealer (Cleveland)

Doctor ZhivagoAnna KareninaLermontov’s A Hero of Our TimeThe People’s Act of Love will remind you of all these books.Magnificentheart-pounding.” The Washington Post Book World

Canongate Us, 9781841958774, 391pp.

Publication Date: December 4, 2006