SARAH QUIGLEY | The Conductor (10900)
A best-selling, compelling and evocatively realised novel based on real events and figures.
In June 1941, breaking the non-aggression pact with Russia, Nazi troops march on Leningrad and surround it. Hitler’s plan is to shell, bomb, and starve the city into submission. Most of the cultural elite are evacuated early in the siege, but Shostakovich, one of Russia’s most famous composers, stays on to defend his city, digging ditches and fire-watching. At night he composes a new work...
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In good, pre-loved condition.
Measures 235mm x 155mm