City of Thieves
  • Release Date : 27 November 2021
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Categories : Fiction
  • Pages : 389 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0340977396
  • ISBN 10 : 9780340977392
Score: 4
From 212 Ratings

Synopsis : City of Thieves written by David Benioff, published by Unknown which was released on 27 November 2021. Download City of Thieves Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. From the writer of the award-winning Game of Thrones series for HBO based on the books of George R. R. Martin. 'David Benioff is an exceptional storyteller . . . CITY OF THIEVES is tender, illuminating, and, be warned, often shocking.' Khaled Hosseini Four months into the siege of Leningrad, the city is starving. Seventeen-year-old Lev fears for his life when he is arrested for looting the body of a dead German paratrooper, while his charismatic cellmate, Kolya, a handsome young soldier arrested for desertion, seems bizarrely unafraid. Dawn brings, instead of an execution squad, an impossible challenge. Lev and Kolya can find a dozen eggs for an NKVD colonel to use for his daughter's wedding cake, and live. Or fail, and die. In the depths of the coldest winter in history, through a city cut off from all supplies and suffering appalling deprivation, man and boy embark on an absurd hunt. Their search will take them through desolate, lawless Leningrad and the devastated countryside surrounding it, in the captivating journey of two men trying to survive against desperate odds.