Blood red snow white: A Novel

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There never was a story that was happy through and through.

When writer Arthur Ransome leaves his unhappy marriage in England and moves to Russia to work as a journalist, he has little idea of the violent revolution about to erupt. Unwittingly, he finds himself at its center, tapped by the British to report back on the Bolsheviks even as he becomes dangerously, romantically entangled with Trotsky's personal secretary.

Both sides seek to use Arthur to gather and relay information for their own purposes . . . and both grow to suspect him of being a double agent. Arthur wants only to elope far from conflict with his beloved, but her Russian ties make leaving the country nearly impossible. And the more Arthur resists becoming a pawn, the more entrenched in the game he seems to become.

Blood Red Snow White, a Soviet-era thriller from renowned author Marcus Sedgwick, is sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats.

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9781626725478
9781626725485
Reading Level:
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Level 5.4, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
840L
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subject_facet Authors -- Fiction, Fairy tales, Ransome, Arthur, -- 1884-1967 -- Fiction, Ransome, Arthur, -- 1884-1967 -- Juvenile fiction, Romance fiction, Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Fiction
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