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good thriller based in russia at the start of the revolution This was a fantastic bit of historical fiction Set around the Russian Revolution, it shows what the Russian people went through while the demagogues and idealists waged their war of words and the soldiers waged their actual war while the people just tried to stay out of the way and not starve Or, alternatively, try to get out of the cities I was able to read this book andor less know what was going on, even though it is actually a sequel which I didn t find out until after I d read i This was a fantastic bit of historical fiction Set around the Russian Revolution, it shows what the Russian people went through while the demagogues and idealists waged their war of words and the soldiers waged their actual war while the people just tried to stay out of the way and not starve Or, alternatively, try to get out of the cities I was able to read this book andor less know what was going on, even though it is actually a sequel which I didn t find out until after I d read it to White Blood A Novel However, the essence of White Blood A Novel is outlined at the beginning of Cold Blood, so you can pretty much be up to speed when you start reading I don t want to chance a spoiler, so I won t talk about the plot What I will say is that this is a great book, lots of good characters and well developed ones at that There is a mention in an editorial review that people might be put off by the jokey voice of the main character, Charlie Doig What you need to understand about Russians is that they are like that they make light of things that we here would find absolutely appalling it is a coping mechanism at least, that s my theory When I bring it up to my Russian husband, he just shrugs and says that s just the way it is So, relax and find the funny Enjoy the wonderful descriptions and the great characters I think just about anyone should enjoy this book ^DOWNLOAD E-PUB ↟ Cold Blood: A Novel ☞ THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION is breaking out all around him, but Charlie Doig has a private war to fight Even if he dies in the attempt, he s going to track down and kill Prokhor Glebov, the Bolshevik who murdered Doig s beautiful wife, Elizaveta Certain that Glebov will sooner or later turn up at Lenin s side, Doig makes his way to St Petersburg There, amidst the chaos of the Revolution, Charlie discovers that Glebov has been put in charge of the political re education of the Tsar and his family in Ekaterinburg The chase begins Having captured an ard train, Charlie and the ragtag private army he has recruited fight their way toward Siberia Near Kazan, he hears rumors that the Tsar s gold reserves are in the city and that Glebov is also after them He determines that he ll avenge Elizaveta and grab the gold in one swoop James Fleming is one of modern fiction s great stylists His prose is marvelously robust and vivid, his plot breathtaking in its pace and excitement, and his protagonist, as the Independent said of the previous Doig novel, White Blood, is the right kind of hero virile, ruthless, adventurous