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The Courilof Affair   Irene Nemirovsky

The Courilof Affair

176 страниц. 2008 год.
In 1903 Leon M - the son of two Russian revolutionaries - is given the responsibility of "liquidating" Valerian Alexandrovitch Courilof, the notoriously brutal and cold-blooded Russian Minister of Education, by the Revolutionary Committee. The assassination, he is told, must take place in public and be carried out in the most grandiose manner possible in order to strike the imagination of the people. Insinuating himself into Courilof's household by becoming his physician, Leon M takes up residence at Courilof's summer house in the lies and awaits instructions. But over the course of his stay he is made privy to the inner world of the man he must kill - his failing health, his troubled domestic situation and, most importantly, the tyrannical grip that the Czar himself holds over all his ministers, forcing them to obey him or suffer the most deadly punishments. Set during a period of radical upheaval in European history, The Courilof Affair is an unsparing observation of human motives...
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