Snow Drops


  • Author: A. D. Miller
  • Publisher: ATLANTIC
  • ISBN-13: 9780857895806
  • Pages: 288
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Year of Pub / Reprint Year: 2011

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About The Book

Snowdrops is a novel that highlights some of the lesser-known truths about life in the city of Moscow. This novel was published in the year 2011 and is widely acclaimed due to the captivating effect that it has on its readers. Snowdrops refer to the dead bodies that are buried beneath the thick layers of snow in Moscow. As winter fades and the snow thaws, these dead bodies become visible everywhere along the streets. Street-dwellers and drunken people are some of those who are found dead beneath the piles of snow. In some cases, they choose this white death while in other cases, they are murdered and buried in the snow. The novel also chronicles the life of Nick, who is seduced by the beautiful Masha. Nick works as a lawyer in Moscow and is introduced to the high-profile life in the city by Masha. Later, Nick realizes the dangers of knowing someone like Masha and the ease with which secrets and dead bodies are covered in Moscow.

A.D. Miller was born in London in the year 1974. The author started his career by writing about American travel. He studied literature in some of the world’s most prestigious universities such as Cambridge and Princeton. Other books written by the author include Riders of Destir: The Seventh Dragon and Glimmer of Hope. In years to come, A.D. Miller joined The Economist and wrote about politics and the culture of Great Britain. Later, he was stationed in Moscow as a correspondent for The Economist and so he got an opportunity to study the life and customs of the people in that part of the world. The author currently resides in London with his family and works as the Britain editor for the same magazine.