One Night in Winter – (Moscow Trilogy) by Simon Sebag Montefiore (Paperback) Best


One Night in Winter – (Moscow Trilogy) Description:

One Night in Inspired by a true story New York Times bestselling author Simon Sebag Montefiore explores the consequences of forbidden love in this heartbreaking epic childhood danger and betrayal that unfolds during the bleak days after WWII. As Moscow celebrates the motherlands glorious victory over the Nazis shots ring out on the crowded streets. On a nearby bridge a teenage boy and girl–dressed in traditional nineteenth-century costumes–lie dead. But this is no ordinary tragedy because these are no ordinary teenagers. They were the children of high-ranking Soviet officials. Was it an accident or murder? Is it a conspiracy against Stalin or one of his own terrifying intrigues?On Stalins instructions a ruthless investigation begins into what bes known as the Childrens Case. Youth across the city are arrested and forced to testify against their friends and their parents. As families are ripped apart all kinds of secrets come spilling out. Trapped at the center of this witch-hunt are two pairs of illicit lovers who learn that matters of the heart exact a terrible price.By turns a darkly sophisticated political thriller a rich historical saga and a deeply human love story Montefiores masterful novel powerfully portrays the terror and drama of Stalins Russia. One Night in Winter – (Moscow Trilogy)