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The house of special purpose [sound recording] / by John Boyne.

Boyne, John, 1971- (Author). Rudnicki, Stefan, 1945- (Narrator). Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 1 copy at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Dorchester County Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dorchester - Summerville Branch AUDIO CD:12 FIC BOY (Text) 30018004377624 Adult Books on CD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781470843335 (library ed.)
  • ISBN: 1470843331 (library ed.)
  • Physical Description: 12 sound discs (ca. 14.2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, p2013.

Content descriptions

General Note: Compact disc.
Duration: 14:12:00.
"Tracks Every 3 Minutes."
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Stefan Rudnicki.
Summary, etc.: Part love story, part historical epic, part tragedy, The House of Special Purpose illuminates an empire at the end of its reign. Eighty-year-old Georgy Jachmenev is haunted by his past--a past of death, suffering, and scandal that will stay with him until the end of his days. Living in England with his beloved wife, Zoya, Georgy prepares to make one final journey back to the Russia he once knew and loved, the Russia that both destroyed and defined him. As Georgy remembers days gone by, we are transported to Saint Petersburg, to the Winter Palace of the czar, in the early twentieth century--a time of change, threat, and bloody revolution. As Georgy overturns the most painful stone of all, we uncover the story of the house of special purpose.
Subject: Russians > England > London > Fiction.
Russia > Court and courtiers > Fiction.
Russia > History > 1801-1917 > Fiction.
Audiobooks.
Genre: Historical fiction.
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