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Joan's Pick
Black Sun

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Joan's Pick
Black Sun

$34.99

This is one of those terrific novels based on real events - absolutely terrifying real events as it turns out. Set in the early 1960s after Khrushchev, who was Russian Premier at the time, instructed his scientists to build the world's biggest nuclear bomb.
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This is one of those terrific novels based on real events - absolutely terrifying real events as it turns out. Set in the early 1960s after Khrushchev, who was Russian Premier at the time, instructed ... his scientists to build the world's biggest nuclear bomb.
In the book, a young KGB officer is sent to a remote, top secret city known as Arzamas-16 (which did and does exist although it never appeared on any maps) to investigate the awful death of a brilliant physicist. He finds himself in the midst of this bomb project. Set in the midst of Soviet bureaucracy and paranoia, it's a masterpiece of plot and characterisation. - Joan
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 15/10/2019
  • Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Pages: 336
  • Dimensions (mm): 234x153x24mm
  • Weight: 407g
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  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 15/10/2019
  • Author:Owen Matthews

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