The second volume of a quartet featuring Dimitri Pyatnitski - student, polymath, engineer, braggart, addict and survivor. Pyatnitski (Colonel Pyat) finds that escape from the Russian Revolution is complicated, as he leaps from crisis to crisis. Further troubles await him in Rome and Paris.
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This is the 2nd in the Pyat series.Maxim leaves Russia and travels Europe and eventually to America...his adventures are comic as well as terrifying!About the Author:
Michael Moorcock has been a professional writer since the age of sixteen. As editor of New Worlds he championed the literary experiment and 'magic realism'. His own novels include ironic fantasies, imaginative romances and naturalistic fiction and have won major literary awards. Angela Carter called him 'the master story-teller of our time'. Nigel Andrew in The Listener described him as 'one of our very best novelists - and a national treasure.'
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Book Description Flamingo, 1985. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6541070