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City of Thieves by David Benioff
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Oct 17, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: so-good-need-to-share
Read from September 26 to October 17, 2011

City of Thieves is the story of Lev and Koyla, who have been given an impossible mission (find a dozen eggs to secure their freedom) during the siege of Leningrad in WII Russia.

David Benioff has written a wonderful, funny, harrowing, coming of age story that was able to keep a sense of humor even while describing the tragic events that took place during the siege. By far one of the best historical fiction books I've ever read.

I will be reading more books from David Benioff!


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