The Resource Child 44, Tom Rob Smith

Child 44, Tom Rob Smith

Label
Child 44
Title
Child 44
Statement of responsibility
Tom Rob Smith
Title variation
Child forty-four
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Robert Harris meets Gorky Park in Child 44, Tom Rob Smith's stunning thriller--sure to be one of the most talked about debut novels of the year"--Provided by the publisher
Member of
Summary
Rising Soviet state security force officer Leo Demidov encounters the test of his career when a serial killer challenges his beliefs about the paradise of the working world, resulting in his demotion and threats against the lives of his family members
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, 2008.
  • Thriller Award for Best First Novel, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
236596
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Tom Rob
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Leo Demidov thrillers
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Secret service
  • Soviet Union
  • Secret service
  • Soviet Union
  • Fear
Target audience
adult
Label
Child 44, Tom Rob Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 439)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Set in the Soviet Union in 1953, Tom Rob Smith's debut novel is both a thriller and a harrowing portrayal of the terror inflicted upon people by their own governments. An officer of the Ministry of State Security risks everything -- even becoming an enemy of the state -- to find a killer
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
439 pages
Isbn
9780446402385
Lccn
2007028272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)154309370
Label
Child 44, Tom Rob Smith
Publication
Note
Map on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 439)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Set in the Soviet Union in 1953, Tom Rob Smith's debut novel is both a thriller and a harrowing portrayal of the terror inflicted upon people by their own governments. An officer of the Ministry of State Security risks everything -- even becoming an enemy of the state -- to find a killer
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
439 pages
Isbn
9780446402385
Lccn
2007028272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)154309370

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