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The Resource Child 44, Tom Rob Smith

Child 44, Tom Rob Smith

Label
Child 44
Title
Child 44
Statement of responsibility
Tom Rob Smith
Title variation
Child forty four
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Now a major movie, directed by Daniel Espinosa and starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and Gary Oldman. For fans of Robert Harris, John Le Carre and Martin Cruz Smith comes a gripping thriller set in Moscow, 1953. Under Stalin's terrifying regime families live in fear. When the all-powerful State claims there is no such thing as crime, who dares disagree? An ambitious secret police officer, Leo Demidov has spent his career arresting anyone who steps out of line. Suddenly his world is turned upside down when he uncovers evidence of a killer at large. Now, with only his wife at his side, Leo must risk both their lives to save the lives of others. Inspired by a real-life investigation, Child 44 is a relentless story of love, hope and bravery in a totalitarian world. It is a thriller unlike any you have ever read
Member of
Summary
Rising Soviet state security force officer Leo Demidov encounters the test of his career when a serial killer challenges his beliefs about the paradise of the working world, resulting in his demotion and threats against the lives of his family members
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, 2008.
  • Thriller Award for Best First Novel, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
236596
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Tom Rob
Dewey number
823.92
Index
index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Leo Demidov thrillers
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Demidov, Leo (Fictitious character)
  • Secret service
  • Torture
  • Murder
  • Soviet Union
Target audience
adult
Label
Child 44, Tom Rob Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Film tie-in
  • Originally published: New York: Grand Central, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000054425369
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
478 pages
Isbn
9781471133473
Isbn Type
(paperback)
System control number
(OCoLC)883869799
Label
Child 44, Tom Rob Smith
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Film tie-in
  • Originally published: New York: Grand Central, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000054425369
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
478 pages
Isbn
9781471133473
Isbn Type
(paperback)
System control number
(OCoLC)883869799

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