David Benioff -Дэвид Беньофф - "City of Thieves - Город воров"

David Benioff -Дэвид Беньофф - "City of Thieves - Город воров"
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David Benioff -Дэвид Беньофф - "City of Thieves - Город воров"
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"City of Thieves - Город воров"
Год выпуска: 2008
Автор: David Benioff -Дэвид Беньофф
Исполнитель: Ron Perlman
Жанр: General fiction
Издательство: Penguin Audio
Тип: аудиокнига
Аудио кодек: MP3
Битрейт аудио: 112 kbps
Описание: Книга о блокадном Ленинграде. Как точно подметил один из моих оппонентов в дискуссии - книга тяжёлая. Её можно сравнить с книгой Cormac McCarthy - The Road. С той только разницей, что в "Дороге" вы погружаетесь хотя и в жестокий, но выдуманный мир. А людоеды из мира выдуманного не такие страшные, как людоеды из мира настоящего
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As wise and funny as it is thrilling and original—the story of two young men on an impossible adventure
A writer visits his retired grandparents in Florida to document their experience during the infamous siege of Leningrad. His grandmother won't talk about it, but his grandfather reluctantly consents. The result is the captivating odyssey of two young men trying to survive against desperate odds.
Lev Beniov considers himself "built for deprivation." He's small, smart, and insecure, a Jewish virgin too young for the army, who spends his nights working as a volunteer firefighter with friends from his building. When a dead German paratrooper lands in his street, Lev is caught looting the body and dragged to jail, fearing for his life. He shares his cell with the charismatic and grandiose Kolya, a handsome young soldier arrested on desertion charges. Instead of the standard bullet in the back of the head, Lev and Kolya are given a shot at saving their own lives by complying with an outrageous directive: secure a dozen eggs for a powerful colonel to use in his daughter's wedding cake. In a city cut off from all supplies and suffering unbelievable deprivation, Lev and Kolya embark on a hunt to find the impossible. A search that takes them through the dire lawlessness of Leningrad and the devastated surrounding countryside creates an unlikely bond between this earnest, lust-filled teenager and an endearing lothario with the gifts of a conman. Set within the monumental events of history, City of Thieves is an intimate coming-of-age tale with an utterly contemporary feel for how boys become men.
Доп. информация: Runtime: 8:29:06
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