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THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION. INCLUDING A FOREWORD FROM JOSEPH KANON.

OVER 2 MILLION COPIES SOLD

MOSCOW, 1953.
Under Stalin’s terrifying regime, families live in fear. When the all-powerful State claims there is no such thing as crime, who dares disagree?

AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER IN OVER 30 LANGUAGES

An ambitious secret police officer, Leo Demidov believes he’s helping to build the perfect society. But when he uncovers evidence of a killer at large – a threat the state won’t admit exists – Demidov must risk everything, including the lives of those he loves, in order to expose the truth.

A THRILLER UNLIKE ANY YOU HAVE EVER READ

But what if the danger isn’t from the killer he is trying to catch, but from the country he is fighting to protect?

Nominated for seventeen international awards and inspired by a real-life investigation, CHILD 44 is a relentless story of love, hope and bravery in a totalitarian world. From the screenwriter of the acclaimed television series, THE ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE: AMERICAN CRIME STORY.

About The Author

James Hopkirk

Tom Rob Smith is the author of the acclaimed Child 44 trilogy. Child 44 itself was a global publishing sensation, selling over two million copies. His most recent novel, The Farm, was a #1 international bestseller, and is currently being adapted for television. Since the publication of The Farm, Tom’s career has extended into writing for television, most notably with American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, for which he won a Writer’s Guild Award for best adapted series, and an Emmy and Golden Globe for best limited series.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (August 1, 2018)
  • Length: 512 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471175176

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