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Victory Square

(2007)
(The fifth book in the Yalta Boulevard series)
A novel by

 
 
The revolutionary politics and chaotic history of life inside Olen Steinhauer's fictionalized Eastern European country have made his literary crime series, with its two Edgar Award nominations along with other critical acclaim, one of today's most acclaimed. Finally having reached the tumultuous 1980s, the series comes full circle as one of the earliest cases of the People's Militia reemerges to torment all of the inspectors, including Emil Brod, now the chief, who was the original detective on the case. His arrest of one of the country's revolutionary leaders in the late 1940s resulted in the politician's conviction and imprisonment, but Emil was too young in those days to understand what it meant to go up against someone so powerful—and win. Only now, in 1989, when he is days from retirement and spends more time looking over his shoulder than ahead, does he realize that what he did may get him—and others—killed.
Told against the backdrop of the crumbling forty-year-old government—with the leaders who were so new in the series debut, The Bridge of SighsVictory Square is Steinhauer at his best. Once again he masterfully makes crime fiction both personal and political, combining a story of revenge at any cost with a portrait of a country on the brink of collapse.

Genre: Historical Mystery
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Hardback Editions

February 2008 : UK Hardback
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Title: Victory Square
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 0-00-726085-7 / 978-0-00-726085-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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August 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Victory Square (Eastern Europe Thrillers)
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 0-312-36971-9 / 978-0-312-36971-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Paperback Editions

September 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Victory Square
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 0-00-726087-3 / 978-0-00-726087-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
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July 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Victory Square: A Novel (Yalta Boulevard Quintet)
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 0-312-37486-0 / 978-0-312-37486-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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October 2007 : UK Paperback

Title: Victory Square
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 0-00-726086-5 / 978-0-00-726086-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Audio Editions

May 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Victory Square: A Novel
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 1-4332-2792-4 / 978-1-4332-2792-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
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September 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Victory Square: A Novel
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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September 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Victory Square: A Novel
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
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September 2009 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Victory Square
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 1-4332-2789-4 / 978-1-4332-2789-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc
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September 2009 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Victory Square
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 1-4332-2790-8 / 978-1-4332-2790-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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September 2009 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Victory Square: A Novel (Library Edition)
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 1-4332-2793-2 / 978-1-4332-2793-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Kindle Editions

August 2008 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Victory Square: A Novel (Ruthenia Quintet)
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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