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The house of special purpose

John Boyne

The house of special purpose

by John Boyne

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Other Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Court and courtiers,
  • Russians,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Boyne
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6102.O96 H68 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination469 p.
    Number of Pages469
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27143974M
    ISBN 101590515986
    ISBN 109781590515983
    LC Control Number2012030175
    OCLC/WorldCa833296733

    John Boyne — The House of Special Purpose Genre: #prose_history_mb. Eighty-year-old Georgy Jachmenchev is haunted by his past – a past of death, suffering and scandal that will stay with him until the end of his days. From the author of The Absolutist, a propulsive novel of the Russian Revolution and the fate of the Romanovs. Part love story, part historical epic, part tragedy, The House of Special Purpose illuminates an empire at the end of its reign. Eighty-year-old Georgy Jachmenev is haunted by his past—a past of death, suffering, and scandal that will stay with him until the end of his days.

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