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Red Winter, by Dan Smith

Red Winter - Dan  Smith

Is the revolution still worth fighting for if you're ordered to burn and kill and torture anyone even suspected of having "counter-revolutionary" thoughts? That question lies at the heart of Dan Smith's Red Winter. Set during the Russian Civil War in the years following World War I, armies are raging back and forth across the Ukraine and no where is safe. Nikolai Levitsky returns from war, with the body of his brother on his horse, to find that his village has been emptied. The izbas still have plates and dinnerware laid out. Coats still hang on hooks. But all the people are gone from Belev...

 

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