Red Sky At Noon
‘The black earth was already baking and the sun was just rising when they mounted their horses and rode across the grasslands towards the horizon on fire …’
Imprisoned in gulag for a crime he did not commit, Benya Golden joins a penal battalion made up of Cossacks and convicts to fight the Nazis. This is the much anticipated third volume in Simon S-M’s ‘Moscow Trilogy’. Click here for Sashenka and here for One Night in Winter.
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