"A novel this ambitious could use a little more moral nuance, as the characters are either all good or (in most cases) all evil. Yet the gritty war scenes and the lovers' pursuit keep the pages turning."
Montefiore's (The Romanovs
, 2016, etc.) World War II novel traces 10 eventful days in the life of Benya Golden, a Russian political prisoner who has joined the fight against the Nazis.
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