The secrets we kept

The secrets we kept
Prescott, Lara
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  • Published: 2019
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A banned masterpiece. Two female spies. A book that changed history. 1956. A celebrated Russian author is writing a book, Doctor Zhivago, which could spark dissent in the Soviet Union. The Soviets, afraid of its subversive power, ban it. But in the rest of the world it's fast becoming a sensation. The CIA plans to use the book to tip the Cold War in its favour. Their agents are not the usual spies, however. Two typists – the charming, experienced Sally and the talented novice Irina – are charged with the mission of a lifetime: to smuggle Doctor Zhivago back into Russia by any means necessary. It will not be easy. There are people willing to die for this book – and agents willing to kill for it. But they cannot fail - as this book has the power to change history.

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Cold War--Fiction.


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9781786331670 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Prescott, Lara,


The secrets we kept / Lara Prescott.

Publication Info:

London : Hutchinson, 2019.

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Physical description:

xx, 459 pages ; 24 cm

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General Note:

"Two female spies. A banned masterpiece. The power to change history." -- Cover.

Personal subject:

Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich, 1890-1960. Doktor Zhivago--Fiction.

Corporate subject:

United States. Central Intelligence Agency--Officials and employees--Fiction.

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Cold War--Fiction.

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Geographic term:

Soviet Union--History--1953-1985--Fiction.

Genre index term:

Spy fiction.

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Historical fiction.

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Thrillers (Fiction)

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