Description - The President's Last Love by Andrey Kurkov
Moscow, 2013. Bunin, the Ukrainian President, has joined other heads of state in an open air swimming pool to drink vodka and celebrate with Putin. During his rise to power Bunin has juggled with formidable and eccentric political and personal challenges. His troubles with his family and his women combine with his difficulties with corrupt businessmen and demanding international allies, but it is his recent heart transplant that worries him most. Since the operation he has started to develop freckles, and his heart donor s mysterious widow seems to have moved in with him Spanning forty years, The President s Last Love is a hilarious satire on love, lies and life before and after the Iron Curtain.
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(197mm x 130mm x 28mm)
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Author Biography - Andrey Kurkov
ANDREY KURKOV, born in St Petersburg in 1961, now lives in Kiev. Having graduated from the Kiev Foreign Languages Institute, he worked for some time as a journalist, did his military service as a prison warder at Odessa, then became a film cameraman, writer of screenplays and author of critically acclaimed and popular novels including Death and the Penguin.