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The Commissar's Report

(1984)
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The Commissar's Report, originally published by Houghton Mifflin, was lauded as "a wonder of intense, cinematic storytelling... honest, inventive, and memorable." (Wall Street Journal). In this comic novel of the Cold War, Dimitri, a young hero of the Russian Revolution and Kremlin spy is secretly smitten by the sirens of capitalism. His posting to the Soviet consulate in New York is a dream come true. The dream quickly becomes a nightmare. Dimitri's Soviet boss despises him, his wife is obsessed with the unsocialist pursuit of a Bergdorf's charge account, and his boyhood friend is now a CIA agent who stalks him. On Wall Street, he is plagued by his wild talent for making money in the stock market. His bosses in Red Square would find this difficult to overlook if they knew. And, as Dimitri fears, the old men of the Kremlin have a deadly habit of knowing everything sooner... or later.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 2000 : USA Hardback
Title: The Commissar's Report
Author(s): Martyn Burke
ISBN: 1-58721-539-X / 978-1-58721-539-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Authorhouse
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August 1984 : UK Hardback
Title: Commissar's Report
Author(s): Martyn Burke
ISBN: 0-246-12383-4 / 978-0-246-12383-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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February 1984 : USA Hardback
Title: The commissar's report
Author(s): Martyn Burke
ISBN: 0-395-35490-0 / 978-0-395-35490-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
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Paperback Editions

August 2000 : USA Paperback
Title: The Commissar's Report
Author(s): Martyn Burke
ISBN: 1-58721-514-4 / 978-1-58721-514-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Authorhouse
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August 1985 : UK Paperback
Title: Commissar's Report (Panther Books)
Author(s): Martyn Burke
ISBN: 0-586-06337-4 / 978-0-586-06337-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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August 1985 : USA Paperback
Title: The Commissar's Report
Author(s): Martyn Burke
ISBN: 0-345-32292-4 / 978-0-345-32292-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books (P)
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Kindle Editions

September 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Commissar's Report
Author(s): Martyn Burke
Publisher: Bev Editions
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June 2011 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Commissar's Report
Author(s): Martyn Burke
Publisher: Bev Editions via Smashwords
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