The Eighth Life: (for Brilka) The International Bestseller

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At the start of the twentieth century, on the edge of the Russian Empire, a family prospers, thanks to a recipe for hot chocolate that bewitches its drinkers. But this chocolate carries a bitter – some say cursed – aftertaste. Tumbling through the years, across vast expanses of longing and loss, witness generation after generation of this remarkable family as they struggle and thrive, divide and reunite, and live and die in the red century.

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LONGLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE AND WINNER OF THE WARWICK PRIZE FOR WOMEN IN TRANSLATION

AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR

The bestselling sensation that UK booksellers are calling this generation’s War and Peace.

Six romances, one revolution, the story of the century.

At the start of the twentieth century, on the edge of the Russian Empire, a family prospers, thanks to a recipe for hot chocolate that bewitches its drinkers. But this chocolate carries a bitter – some say cursed – aftertaste ?

Tumbling through the years, across vast expanses of longing and loss, witness generation after generation of this remarkable family as they struggle and thrive, divide and reunite, and live and die in the red century.

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Weight0.744 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 12.9 × 5.6 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

944

Language

English

Edition

Paperback original

Dewey

822.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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