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    Publisher: Canongate

    The People's Act Of Love

    £9.99
    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2005
    ISBN: 9781782110514
    AuthorJames Meek
    Pub Date07/03/2013
    BindingPaperback
    Pages416
    Availability: Out of Stock

    1919, Siberia . . .

    Deep in the unforgiving landscape a town lies under military rule, awaiting the remorseless assault of Bolsheviks along the Trans-Siberian railway. One night a stranger, Samarin, appears from the woods with a tale of escape from an Arctic prison, insisting a cannibal is on his trail. Only Anna, a beautiful young widow, trusts his story. When a local shaman is found dead suspicion and terror engulf the isolated community, which harbours a secret of its own . . .

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    1919, Siberia . . .

    Deep in the unforgiving landscape a town lies under military rule, awaiting the remorseless assault of Bolsheviks along the Trans-Siberian railway. One night a stranger, Samarin, appears from the woods with a tale of escape from an Arctic prison, insisting a cannibal is on his trail. Only Anna, a beautiful young widow, trusts his story. When a local shaman is found dead suspicion and terror engulf the isolated community, which harbours a secret of its own . . .