The Good Angel Of Death

Paperback | July 13, 2015

byAndrey Kurkov

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The Good Angel of Death is a classic, first-rate Kurkov yarn which is sure to delight old and new fans alike.
     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.

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The Good Angel of Death is a classic, first-rate Kurkov yarn which is sure to delight old and new fans alike.     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 ...

ANDREY KURKOV was born in St Petersburg in 1961. Having graduated from the Kiev Foreign Languages Institute, he worked for some time as a journalist, did his military service as a prison warder in Odessa, then became a film cameraman, writer of screenplays and author of critically acclaimed and popular novels, including the cult bestse...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 7.8 × 5.1 × 0.9 inPublished:July 13, 2015Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099513498

ISBN - 13:9780099513490

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