During the Cold War, Jake Kilgour, a married diplomat and spy, meets Tanya, an Intourist guide in a Novgorod restaurant where she asks him to dance. He is tempted, but refuses, because he believes it is a KGB trap.
Continually drawn back to her, Jake is confused about her intentions as he is drawn deeper and deeper into the clutches of Boris a brutal KGB major, who hates Jake and lusts after Tanya.
There can be only one winner out of the two suitors vying for her favours in their deadly struggle through the years from communism to capitalism.
The novel is embedded in the cultural background of Russia and its tragedies. There are many twists, turns, deaths, betrayals, and despair before the unforeseen ending.
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About the Author
A fluent Russian speaker with almost forty years of experience of Russia, Patrick travelled widely throughout the Russia and other communist countries running projects in the Urals, Siberia, Armenia, Hungary, Romania, and East Berlin. During the transition from Communism to Capitalism he carried out UK Government funded projects to help budding Russian entrepreneurs.
In 1989 he completed an Msc (Soviet Management) and in 2001 a PhD (Russian Entrepreneurs).
Russian Resolution is the first in a collection of novels revealing the real Russians: generous, welcoming people traditionally ruled by an oppressive political systems enforced by secret police.