🎧 Historical Fiction
🎧 Independence Square
Once a senior British diplomat in Kiev, Simon Davey lost everything after a lurid scandal. Back in London, still struggling with the aftermath of his disgrace, he is travelling on the Tube when he sees the woman he holds responsible for his downfall. Set against the 2004 Orange Revolution in the Ukraine, Independence Square is an exceptional political thriller from A.D. Miller, the bestselling author of Booker-shortlisted Snowdrops. History Hit’s Rob Weinberg talks to by A.D. Miller about his first-hand experience of reporting from the Ukraine for The Economist and the inspiration behind his novel.
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🎧 In Spite of All Terror
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