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The Russian Doll By Taylor Bates
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Charlie Dawson is an average twelve year old boy. Brown hair, blue eyes,annoying cousins... life couldn't BE anymore normal, until his rich Uncle and Aunty are forced into bankruptcy. One of their... More > many possessions is an intricate, burgundy Russian doll; Charlie is caught and transported to a magical land of Neried by a meddling Blasteroid. When he arrives, Aamina Buckles takes him under her wing. But she knows something he doesn't... Charlie is the future heir to the throne of Neried. Something King Frenchkin does NOT like the sound of. Charlie must kill the King and return home before Frenchkin kills him first... About the author Taylor Bates is a talented twelve year old girl from the North East of England.< Less
Russian Roulette By Scott McGuire
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A fun game book based on Russian Roulette. Play Russian Roulette without risking your life or having the hassles of a messy cleanup!
Russian in America By Michael Berg & Allston Contemporary Art
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The album is well-known Russian people in America and no less famous Americans, famous in Russia. Portrait presented against the backdrop of American road signs and symbolize the eternal theme of... More > life.< Less
A Russian Gentleman. By Serge Aksakoff
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At the centre of this chronicle of Russian provincial life in the reign of Catherine the Great stands the patriarchal figure of the author's grandfather, Stepan Mihailovich. A man of great natural... More > dignity, imbued with respect for tradition and love of the land, he is also despotic and virtually illiterate. Into the family comes his son's new wife, a spirited, intelligent girl from the town. Her eyes see a different world, tainted by grossness, cruelty, and squalor: she suffers from the hostility of jealous sisters-in-law and the shortcomings of a husband whom she loves but cannot respect. Her relationship with Stepan Mihailovich is the heart of Aksakov's story, in which with great narrative skill and psychological insight he celebrates the old feudal way of life without concealing its darker, repressive side.< Less
The Russians Are Coming! By Erik Gustafson
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England 1979. Britain is in deep recession; strikes and high unemployment grip the country. The ongoing Cold War and IRA bombings cast a dark shadow over everyone’s lives. ‘The Russians... More > Are Coming’ follows the experiences of a disruptive schoolboy and dangerous ex-soldier, Sergeant Major York. Convincing ‘his lads’ that the Soviet Union will one day invade, the disturbed Sergeant gives ‘special training’ to his chosen Army Cadets. He teaches the boys the skills of guerrilla warfare, forcing them through cruel and degrading exercises. He wants them ready to kill for their country, or their sergeant. The story is told as seen through the eyes of a troubled and war obsessed teenager, a boy who thinks violence is the answer to all of life’s problems. But when he’s singled out by the Sergeant Major for special training he finds a purpose to life. But, what starts out as fun, soon takes a deadly turn, and his loyalty is tested to its limits.< Less
The Russians Are Coming! By Erik Gustafson
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England 1979. Britain is in deep recession; strikes and high unemployment grip the country. The ongoing Cold War and IRA bombings cast a dark shadow over everyone’s lives. ‘The Russians... More > Are Coming’ follows the experiences of a disruptive schoolboy and dangerous ex-soldier, Sergeant Major York. Convincing ‘his lads’ that the Soviet Union will one day invade, the disturbed Sergeant gives ‘special training’ to his chosen Army Cadets. He teaches the boys the skills of guerrilla warfare, forcing them through cruel and degrading exercises. He wants them ready to kill for their country, or their sergeant. The story is told as seen through the eyes of a troubled and war obsessed teenager, a boy who thinks violence is the answer to all of life’s problems. But when he’s singled out by the Sergeant Major for special training he finds a purpose to life. But, what starts out as fun, soon takes a deadly turn, and his loyalty is tested to its limits.< Less
The Russian Doll By Taylor Bates
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Charlie Dawson is an average twelve year old boy. Brown hair, blue eyes,annoying cousins... life couldn't BE anymore normal, until his rich Uncle and Aunty are forced into bankruptcy. One of their... More > many possessions is an intricate, burgundy Russian doll; Charlie is caught and transported to a magical land of Neried by a meddling Blasteroid. When he arrives, Aamina Buckles takes him under her wing. But she knows something he doesn't... Charlie is the future heir to the throne of Neried. Something King Frenchkin does NOT like the sound of. Charlie must kill the King and return home before Frenchkin kills him first... About the author Taylor Bates is a talented twelve year old girl from the North East of England.< Less
A Russian Rendezvous By A. Machin Taylor
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David Hopkins’ job as a chemist in a multinational company based in London involves regular travel to Eastern Europe at the height of the Cold War. His business trips behind the “Iron... More > Curtain” come to the attention of British Intelligence who dupe him into acting as a courier on their behalf. He is persuaded by the “spooks” to smuggle Anna, a beautiful and mysterious Russian to the West. They fall in love and secretly marry in England against the express orders of the Security Services. In hiding, to protect his wife from MI6 who have plans for her that will place her in peril, David learns that her father is in internal exile deep in Southern Russia and in mortal danger. Acting independently of the Intelligence community, who he does not trust, he resolves to smuggle him out to the West with the help of a motley crew, which includes his wife. A gripping life and death drama unfolds across Southern Russia and the Transcaucasian Soviet Socialist Republics as David heads for the Iranian border and safety.< Less
A RUSSIAN RENDEZVOUS By A. Machin Taylor
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David Hopkins’ job as a chemist in a multinational company based in London involves regular travel to Eastern Europe at the height of the Cold War. His business trips behind the “Iron... More > Curtain” come to the attention of British Intelligence who dupe him into acting as a courier on their behalf. He is persuaded by the “spooks” to smuggle Anna, a beautiful and mysterious Russian to the West. They fall in love and secretly marry in England against the express orders of the Security Services. In hiding, to protect his wife from MI6 who have plans for her that will place her in peril, David learns that her father is in internal exile deep in Southern Russia and in mortal danger. Acting independently of the Intelligence community, who he does not trust, he resolves to smuggle him out to the West with the help of a motley crew, which includes his wife. A gripping life and death drama unfolds across Southern Russia and the Transcaucasian Soviet Socialist Republics as David heads for the Iranian border and safety.< Less
The Russian Code By Michael de Mare
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A young spy is torn between the world of espionage and the world of science as he prepares for a mission to Russia, then he finds himself and his science an intelligence target. Meet Jim Washburn, a... More > young CIA agent who is preparing to go to Russia. While in the States, Jim works as an undercover narcotics agent and a computer programmer, keeping his double life a secret from his family and friends who know him first as only a student and later only as a computer programmer. His mission to Russia is in jeopardy when he invents a cryptographic algorithm that the powerful National Security Agency is determined to keep secret. Jim wonders if the NSA's threats are more dangerous than drug dealers with a penchant for arson. The story is set in 1991-93 when the NSA tried to ban civilian cryptography. The Obama administration is also proposing to ban cryptography. The Russian Code is a complete 75K-word cipherpunk novel about secrets and what people will do to keep them.< Less