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Thursday, May 29, 2008

City of Thieves by David Benioff

David Benioff is one of the best writers working in Hollywood today. He published his first novel "The 25th Hour" seven years ago to much acclaim and made his Hollywood debut adapting it for the screen. Since then he's left the book world breathless with anticipation for a follow up while working on countless incredible films. The wait is finally over......

"As wise and funny as it is thrilling and original—the story of two young men on an impossible adventure

A writer visits his retired grandparents in Florida to document their experience during the infamous siege of Leningrad. His grandmother won't talk about it, but his grandfather reluctantly consents. The result is the captivating odyssey of two young men trying to survive against desperate odds."

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