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The Lieutenant's Lover By Harry Bingham

The Lieutenant's Lover
by Harry Bingham

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Sweeping epic of adventure and enduring love, from the revolutionary upheaval in Russia to the chaos of post-War Berlin.

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The Lieutenant's Lover Summary

The Lieutenant's Lover by Harry Bingham

Sweeping epic of adventure and enduring love, from the revolutionary upheaval in Russia to the chaos of post-War Berlin.

Misha is an aristocratic young officer in the army when the Russian revolution sweeps away all his certainties. Tonya is a nurse from an impoverished family in St Petersburg. They should have been bitter enemies; and yet they fall passionately in love. It cannot last, and Misha must flee the country as Tonya faces arrest and possibly death.

Thirty years later, Misha has survived the War and seeks to rebuild his life in the destroyed city of Berlin. Drawn into spying for the British, he learns of a talented female agent from the Soviet quarter. Can it be his lost love? And how will they find each other, as the divide deepens between East and West?

Intensely dramatic, epic in scope, this is a glorious novel of courage, action and ultimately undying hope.

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The Lieutenant's Lover Reviews

Praise for `The Lieutenant's Lover':

`An epic love story that stays with you long after you've finished
reading it. It has all the hallmarks of a classic - tragedy, history, hope and thwarted lovers. A haunting, but ultimately uplifting tale.' Prima

`An epic love story.' Woman and Home

`Harry Bingham crafts his story well, handling sharp emotional manoevres with skill: infatuation, despair, separation, ecstasy.' New Statesman

`It was pleasurable and unusual to read a book about Russia written in such easy language which made the bitter lives of the people and their sadness come to life.' newbooks

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`A sweeping tale, destined to make a star of its author.' Lisa Milton, BCA

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`A fast-moving story of greed and redemption.' Daily Telegraph

About Harry Bingham

Harry Bingham was born in England in 1967. After graduating from Oxford University, he worked as an investment banker for ten years, before giving it up to care for his disabled wife and to write his first book. Harry Bingham lives near Oxford with his wife and dogs. He now writes full time.

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The Lieutenant's Lover by Harry Bingham
Harry Bingham
Used - Very Good
HarperCollins Publishers
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