The Year Of The Comet

by Antonina W. Bouis
The Year Of The Comet
  • ISBN-13: 9781939931412
  • Author(s): Antonina W. Bouis
  • Translated by: Antonina W. Bouis
  • Subject: Fiction in translation
  • Publisher: New Vessel Press
  • Imprint: New Vessel Press
  • Publication Date: 16-02-2017
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£12.99
A story of a Russian boyhood and coming of age as the Soviet Union is on the brink of collapse. An idyllic childhood takes a sinister turn. Rumours of a serial killer haunt the neighbourhood, families pack up and leave town without a word of warning, and the country begins to unravel. Policemen stand by as protesters overtake the streets, knowing that the once awe-inspiring symbols of power they wear on their helmets have become devoid of meaning.
About the book

A story of a Russian boyhood and coming of age as the Soviet Union is on the brink of collapse. An idyllic childhood takes a sinister turn. Rumours of a serial killer haunt the neighbourhood, families pack up and leave town without a word of warning, and the country begins to unravel. Policemen stand by as protesters overtake the streets, knowing that the once awe-inspiring symbols of power they wear on their helmets have become devoid of meaning.