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  • West, Rebecca.
    THE BIRDS FALL DOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Macmillan, 1966. Hardcover first edition - Novel set at in the early years of the twentieth century, based on actual events which helped pave the way for Lenin to rise to power in Russia. Told from the point of a view of a young girl, half-English, and the granddaughter of an exiled Russian aristocrat living in Paris. A book which combines the elements of a spy thriller with a thoughtful probing into human motives. 435 pp.

    Condition: Very good in paper covered boards, no dj. (some spotting to the edges of the textblock.)

    Book ID: 16852
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  • PARALLAX. by Yurasov, Vladimir.
    Yurasov, Vladimir.
    PARALLAX.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Norton, (1966) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dj: "This extraordinary novel, rooted in Yurasov's own incredible life, is the work of a Red Army colonel who is also a poet and engineer. . . It is the tale of two Russians whose lives run parallel - Feodor, who burst his bonds and sought a better world, and Vasili, friend to Feodor, who returned to his rural community to fight for his self respect from within the Soviet system." Yurosav was arrested for subversion during one of Stalin's purges, spent 10 years in a concentration camp, escaping during the German advance on Moscow. Translated from the Russian by Titiana Balkoff Drowne. 628 pp plus 2 pp about the author.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (some wear to the bottom of the spine of the dj).

    Book ID: 72280
    View cart More details Price: $30.00