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The Road of Bones Hardcover – Jul 4 2006


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  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Doubleday UK (July 4 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0385610637
  • ISBN-13: 978-0385610636
  • Product Dimensions: 14.1 x 2.5 x 22.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 381 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,471,125 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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`Subtle, stimulating and morally complex, but also evocative and convincing.' Sunday Times

`A modern novel with a mythical sensibility.' The Guardian --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

About the Author

Anne Fine is a two-time winner of the prestigious Carnegie Medal and the author of many acclaimed books for children, including Flour Babies, The Tulip Touch, and the Robin Williams movie hit Mrs. Doubtfire.

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Intriguing Look at Stalinist Russia Sept. 23 2010
By Carey Hagan - Published on Amazon.com
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"When a man's youth has been kicked and starved out of him, it can't be put back" (208). Yuri is a teenager living in a sort-of Russia under the dictatorship of a sort-of Stalin leader, and mere survival is a challenge, physically and emotionally. Accustomed to brutally hard labor at a young age, he's then exiled to a work camp in the middle of nowhere for basically no valid reason. He realizes that he's nothing but a "cog in a vast national machine," and that his young life is worthless to the political figures for whom he suffers. I liked that this was told from the perspective of a teenager - it seemed credible and well-told. This would be an interesting novel to pair with A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn. A good read, especially for teens or adults who enjoy historical fiction or dystopian fiction.
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