Rights sold: France - Alain Baudry & Cie Editeur, Spain - Acantilado
Prix Révélation de la Société des gens de lettres (2014, France)
Summer 1980: Moscow prepares for the Olympics at great risk, in the midst of the war in Afghanistan. The city is closed to non-residents, who in any case are abandoning it. Liza is one of them. An adolescent in search of her identity, she has gone with her mother to a village she has never been to, but where her mother is very well known. And for good reason: the village bears her name. The mansion, an imposing but dilapidated Italianate building, belonged to her ancestors, Russian princes close to the tsar. As for Liza, she bears the name of her father: Klein. A father who lives in America and the mere mention of whom is all but forbidden. Liza understands only that she hasRead more
Rights status: available for all languages less Polish and Lithuanian.
Published by: Polish - KOSTRA, Lithuanian - BRIEDIS
An epic sequel to Droga donikąd (Road to Nowhere) and a panoramic view of the Nazi occupation and the maze of underground resistance networks that opposed each other as much as they fought the Germans. The largest underground organisation, the Home Army, although linked to the Polish Government in Exile, facilitated the "liberation" by the Red Army.