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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Robert Harris meets Gorky Park in Child 44, Tom Rob Smith's stunning thriller--sure to be one of the most talked about debut novels of the year"--Provided by the publisher
  • "Stalin's Soviet Union is an official paradise, where citizens live free from crime and fear only one thing: the all-powerful state. Defending this system is idealistic security officer Leo Demidov, a war hero who believes in the iron fist of the law. But when a murderer starts to kill at will and Leo dares to investigate, the State's obedient servant finds himself demoted and exiled. Now, with only his wife at his side, Leo must fight to uncover shocking truths about a killer-and a country where "crime" doesn't exist"--Provided by the publisher
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
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Tom Rob.
Dewey number
823/.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6119.M586
LC item number
C48 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Leo Demidov
Series volume
book 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Secret service
  • Torture
  • Murder
  • Demidov, Leo (Fictitious character)
  • Suspense fiction
  • Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union
Target audience
adult
Label
Child 44, Tom Rob Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 439)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First trade media tie-in edition.
Extent
468 pages
Isbn
9781455561438
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2007028272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)880500029
  • (OCoLC)ocn880500029
  • 450297
Label
Child 44, Tom Rob Smith
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 439)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First trade media tie-in edition.
Extent
468 pages
Isbn
9781455561438
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2007028272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)880500029
  • (OCoLC)ocn880500029
  • 450297

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