Revolutionary Léon M is given the task of assassinating Valerian Alexandrovitch Courilof, the Russian Minister of Education, so he poses as the man's physician in order to infiltrate his household. Once there, he learns more about the man he is assigned to kill.
Cabinet officers -- Russia -- Fiction.
Némirovsky, Irène, 1903-1942.
Revolutionaries -- Russia -- Fiction.
Russia -- History -- 1801-1917 -- Fiction.
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Fiction.
Terrorism -- Fiction.