A.D. Miller

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A. D. Miller studied literature at Cambridge and Princeton. His first novel, Snowdrops – a study in moral degradation set in modern Russia – was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the James Tait Black Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Awards, the CWA Gold Dagger and the Galaxy National Book Awards, and was longlisted for the IMPAC award. It has been translated into twenty-five languages. His second novel, The Faithful Couple, a story of friendship and remorse, was published in 2015. He is also the author of The Earl of Petticoat Lane, an acclaimed memoir of immigration, class, the Blitz and the underwear industry that was shortlisted for the Wingate prize.

A.D. Miller has been The Economist's Moscow correspondent, political columnist, wri

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3.29 avg rating — 8,861 ratings — published 2011 — 54 editions
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Independence Square

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3.36 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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“could tell that one of the Russian proverbs he loved was on the way. ‘The only place with free cheese is a mousetrap”
A.D. Miller

“That's what I learned when my last Russian winter thawed. The lesson wasn't about Russia. It never is, I don't think, when a relationship ends. It isn't your lover that you learn about. You learn about yourself.”
A.D. Miller, Snowdrops

“Those days when our watch sees to take lazy age over each minute, and there is always so much time left, so little passed, since the last time you looked. And then at the end, when you're suddenly nervous and want to back out, the time goes in a rush and it's now.”
A.D. Miller, Snowdrops

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