Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
Child 44: Book summary and reviews of Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
Child 44 Summary
Stalin's Soviet Union strives to be a paradise for its workers, providing for all of their needs. One of its fundamental pillars is that its citizens live free from the fear of ordinary crime and criminals.
Child 44 Reviews
"Starred Review. The evocation of the deadly cloud-cuckoo-land of Russia during Stalin's final days will remind many of Gorky Park and Darkness at Noon, but the novel remains Smith's alone, completely original and absolutely satisfying." - Publishers Weekly.
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Child 44 Reader Reviews
Rated of 5
Tom Rob Smith Author Biography
Tom Rob Smith was born in 1979 to a Swedish mother and English father, both
antique dealers, and brought up in South London, where he now lives. He started writing
plays at school and continued at St John's, Cambridge. After graduating
from Cambridge University in 2001, he completed his studies in Italy, studying
creative writing for a year. He then worked as a scriptwriter including time
working for Channel 5's now defunct soap Family Affairs.
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