By Irene Guilford
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Within the yr 1938, while Russia was once paralyzed through Stalin's terror, a small kingdom documents in Moscow acquired an previous manuscript known as Revelation of fireside that had in past days been stored mystery in a monastery for a very long time. while, in present time, a Dutch Slavonic student and a feminine archivist detect that the manuscript, although lower than lock and key, has disappeared.
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Waiting for Stalin to Die (Essential Prose) by Irene Guilford